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Rita J Brecklin

January 27, 1931 November 11, 2011
Rita J Brecklin
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Rita J. Brecklin 80, passed away at 1:35 p.m. Friday, November 11, 2011 in Peoria. She was born January 27, 1931 in Peoria to Clyde and Margaret Rohman Caldwell. She married Richard L. Brecklin on July 2, 1960 in Peoria. He survives. Also surviving is one son Richard (Phyllis) Brecklin of Dunlap. Three daughters, Angela (Thomas) Spears of Peoria, Mary (Eric) Stone of Peoria and Karen (Jay) Wirts of Shrewsbury, England. Ten grandchildren, Richie, David, Natalie, Eric, Katie, Maggie, Brian, Ellie, Annie, and Christopher. Four brothers, Dick (Marlene) Caldwell, John Caldwell, Dan (Beverly) Caldwell and Tom Caldwell all of Peoria. Three sisters, Bernadette Langan, Angela Easter and Lori Koger all of Peoria. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Ann Caldwell and Mary Schultz Rita graduated from The Academy Of Our Lady in 1948, then worked at Jefferson Bank for many years. She was a member of St. Philomena Catholic Church and it’s Women’s Guild. Member of St. Jude Knights of Columbus 55 Plus Club and Catholic Women’s League. A Private Family Mass will be held. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate 4722 N. Sheridan Road, Peoria, IL 61614. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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