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Rose M. Koller

December 15, 1926 August 18, 2016
Rose M. Koller
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PEORIA – Rose M. Koller, 89, of Peoria passed away at 9:25 p.m. Thursday, August 18, 2016, at Rosewood in Peoria.

Rose was born on Dec. 15, 1926, in Princeville to the late Leo T. and Catherine A. (Weese) Hietter. She married Everett D. Kneer on May 2, 1949, at St. Mary of Woods in Princeville. He preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 1961. She married Robert R. Koller on Aug. 12, 1972, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Washington. He preceded her in death on Dec. 24 2015.

She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Tom and Earl; one sister, Frances; one infant brother, Emmanuel; and two infant grandchildren, Sean and Emily.

She is survived by her children, Mike (Sandi) Kneer of Washington, Connie (Hal) McIntosh of East Peoria, and Deanna (Bob) Reeder of Bloomington; step-children, Susan (Jim) Juskiv of Washington, Ill., Bob (Lynn) Koller of Chillicothe, and Tim (Susan) Koller of Peoria; 16 grandchildren, Ryan, Michele, Bobby, Jake, Anna, Nick, Sean, Emily, Kevin, Joe, Randy, Chris, Tom, Molly, Ashley, and Kelly; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Rose worked at Washington Electric Company as a bookkeeper for five years. She made and sold crafts with her husband, Bob, for several years and for the past 20 years she has made many quilts for family and friends.

She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, where she was chairman of quilting for the past 10 years. She was also a member of their Mary and Martha Society. She volunteered for 20 years at the Knights of Columbus Hall selling food from the kitchen on bingo night.

Rose loved to go to the Paradice and work in her yard. She also liked to play bingo.

A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at Holy Family Catholic Church. Franciscan Friars will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday prior to the Mass at the church. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Glendale Cemetery in Washington. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, or Holy Family Catholic Church.

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

Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

23

Aug

9:30 AM 8/23/2016 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/23/2016 11:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Tuesday

23

Aug

11:00 AM 8/23/2016 11:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

23

Aug

1:00 PM 8/23/2016 1:00:00 PM
Glendale Cemetery

301 Walnut St.
Washington, IL 61571

Glendale Cemetery
301 Walnut St. Washington 61571 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Glendale Cemetery Final Resting Place

301 Walnut St.
Washington, IL 61571

301 Walnut St. Washington 61571 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

American Diabetes Association

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