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Marilyn Draggist

May 10, 1933 December 4, 2018
Marilyn Draggist
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Obituary for Marilyn Draggist

Peoria-Marilyn Draggist, age 85, of Peoria, passed away peacefully at 4:43 AM on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center surrounded by her family.

Born May 10, 1933 in Lee, IL, she was a daughter to Claude and Katheryne (Rehbern) Briggs. She married Raymond Eiff. He preceded her in death on August 19, 2005.

Marilyn worked as a receptionist for OSF Health Care and Cornerstone Rehabilitation Center. She loved to travel to Florida and spend time on the beach. Marilyn enjoyed the Holidays, especially Christmas. Her favorite past time was hanging with her friends and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a strong, loving mother who was loved by all and will be deeply missed.

Survivors include four children: Rick (Cathy) Draggist of Peoria, Mark (Tina) Catton of Brimfield, Denise (Stephen) Shirk of Peoria, and Jill (Pete) Strauss of LaGrange, IL; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and her boyfriend, Ken McGann of Peoria.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one brother, Claude and one sister, Carolyn.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 6:00 PM until time of funeral service at 8:00 PM at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. Msgr. Jason Gray will officiate and burial will take place on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 12:00 PM in West Jersey Cemetery in West Jersey, IL.

Memorials in Marilyn’s memory may be made to the American Kidney Foundation.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.


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Visitation

Friday

7

Dec

6:00 PM 12/7/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/7/2018 8:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

7

Dec

8:00 PM 12/7/2018 8:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Graveside

Saturday

8

Dec

12:00 PM 12/8/2018 12:00:00 PM
West Jersey Cemetery

300 East Road
West Jersey, IL 61449

West Jersey Cemetery
300 East Road West Jersey 61449 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

West Jersey Cemetery Final Resting Place

300 East Road
West Jersey, IL 61449

300 East Road West Jersey 61449 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Kidney Foundation

11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20852
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