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Marie Vodisek

September 7, 1926 July 6, 2018
Marie Vodisek
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Peoria- Marie Vodisek, age 91, of Peoria, passed away on Friday, July 06, 2018 at 1:50 PM at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Born September 07, 1926 in Bizovik, Slovenia she was a daughter to Franc and Ivana (Zrimsek) Bricelj. On October 05, 1950 she married Godfrey Vodisek in Peoria. He preceded her in death on May 09, 2007. Marie was a loving mother, grandmother, great- grandmother, and sister who loved gardening and spending time with her family. Known for her love of cooking and baking Marie loved to fish, but her most cherished memories were the vacation trips with all her family to Wisconsin and Minnesota. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

Survivors include three children: Joseph Vodisek of West Peoria, Stephen (Lisa) Vodisek of Laura, IL, and Mary (Michael Dahlin) Vodisek of Sandy, UT; five grandchildren: Cathy, Jennifer, Isaac, Noah, and Mimi; one great-grandson Cain; two sisters: Vida Slavic of Slovenia and Joza (Franc) Gregorc of Slovenia; one brother Franc (Draga) Bricelj of Slovenia; and one brother-in-law Janko Adanic of Slovenia.

Marie was preceded in death by her parents, husband Godfrey, two sisters: Pavla Adanic and Ivanka Gimpelj, and brother-in-law Matija Gimpelj.

A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held, and burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials in Marie’s memory may be made to the American Stroke Foundation or to St. Mark Catholic Church.

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Event Information

Services are private.

Cemetery Details


Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Stroke Foundation

St. Mark Catholic Church

1113 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61606

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