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Marjorie E. Schaeffer

April 17, 1923 September 1, 2006
Marjorie E. Schaeffer
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PEORIA-Marjorie E. Schaeffer, 83 of JC Proctor Endowment Home in Peoria, passed away there at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, September 1, 2006. Marjorie was born April 17, 1923 in Peoria, IL to J. Frank and Bertha Brady Cree and raised in Wyoming, IL. She married Robert D. Schaeffer on June 9, 1951 in Peoria. He passed away on March 26, 1981 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by one brother, James Cree. Surviving are one daughter, Karen (Pierre) Serafin of Peoria; and one son, Rex (Valerie) Schaeffer of Bloomington, IL. She graduated from Toulon High School in 1940 and from Brown College of Business in 1942. She worked at Caterpillar, Inc. and the Peoria Journal Star, retiring in 1951. She was a member and officer of the Von Steuben’s Mother’s Club. She also was a member of University United Methodist Church, PTO at Woodruff High School, Women’s Betterment Society and a volunteer during World War II for Ellis Military Aides. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with Chaplain Mary Jane West officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the services. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Proctor Home Health Care. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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