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Oma LaFollette Larke

October 1, 1924 May 19, 2019
Oma LaFollette Larke
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Obituary for Oma LaFollette Larke

Chenoa, IL-Oma LaFollette Larke, age 94, formerly of Peoria Heights, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community in Chenoa, IL.

Oma was born on October 1, 1924 in Hanna City, IL, a daughter of A. Lloyd and Letha (Whites) LaFollette. She married Ted W. Larke on December 7, 1950 in Peoria. He preceded her death on May 3, 1999.

Surviving are one son, Tod (Kathleen) Larke of Bloomington and one daughter, Larl (Jerry) Toelle of Peoria, 6 grandchildren, Brianne Larke of Bloomington, IL, Tegan Larke of Bloomington, Jason Larke of LaRose, IL, Aletha Ewing of Phoenix, AZ, Haley Toelle of Portland, OR and Rory Toelle of Joliet, IL, and four great grandchildren, Dillon and Charlotte Weed, and Cameron and Bryson Ewing.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Denise Jo Larke and one son, Ned C. Larke, 2 sisters, Dricilia and Wilda LaFollette and one brother, Alfred J. LaFollette.

Oma worked at the Sprinkler Irrigation Corp until 1987 when she retired. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Peoria.

A Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with a one hour prior visitation. Pastor Robert Collins will officiate and burial will follow at Smithville Cemetery in Hanna City, IL.

Memorials in Oma’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or charity of the donor’s choice.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

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Visitation

Friday

24

May

10:00 AM 5/24/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/24/2019 11:00:00 AM
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

24

May

11:00 AM 5/24/2019 11:00:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

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

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Alzehimers Association-Local

612 West Geln Avenue
Peoria, IL 61614
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