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Sharon Monroe

August 8, 1938 August 16, 2020
Sharon Monroe
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Obituary for Sharon Monroe

Sharon Lea Monroe, age 82, of Peoria, IL, passed away at 7:20 a.m. on Sunday August 16, 2020, at Richard L. Owens Hospice Center in Peoria.
Sharon was born August 8, 1938 in Peoria, IL, the daughter of Albert Ivor and Dorothy Closen Cullen. Sharon married Clarence N. Monroe on August 15, 1959 in Peoria, IL. Clarence passed away on November 3, 2001.
Sharon is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Alan) Gideonsen, and son David Monroe; and grandchildren Courtney Gideonsen and Timothy Monroe. Sharon is also survived by sister-in-laws Lorraine Cullen and JoAnn Cullen, and brother-in-law Albert Bishop, and several nieces and nephews.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters Marty (Albert) Bishop, and Cheryl Hall; three brothers Charles “Chuck”, Jack, and Arthur.
Sharon worked as a bookkeeper at CILCO, and as a cook at the Dixie Manor Restaurant for over 20 years. Sharon retired in 1993 and enjoyed gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.
Private graveside services will be held at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria. Rev. Steve Barch will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Richard L. Owens Hospice Center.
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Cemetery Details


Lutheran Cemetery Final Resting Place

914 S Pleasant
Peoria, IL 61604

914 S Pleasant Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home


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