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Lois Wendle

January 15, 1927 June 17, 2015
Lois Wendle
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Obituary for Lois Wendle

PEORIA Lois Wendle, 88, of Peoria passed away at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at Lutheran Hillside Village.
Lois was born on Jan. 15, 1927, in rural Green County, Ill., to the late Thomas and Lucy (Overby) Smith. She married Robert R. Wendle on May 15, 1948, in Alton, Ill. He survives.
She is also survived by her children, Michael (Nyla) Wendle of Peoria, William (Margaret) Wendle of Peoria, Mary (Bill) Hurd of Bloomington, Robert D. Wendle of Metamora, Jane Wendle of Peoria, and Patti (Lee) Banks of Cincinnati, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four sisters and seven brothers.
Lois was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. She was a volunteer at Proctor Hospital and the Boys Girls Club of Peoria and was a tutor for Peoria District 150.
A memorial Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2015, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Father Dustin Schultz will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Cremation rites have been accorded.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Boys Girls Club of Greater Peoria, Inc.
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