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Thelma Stenger-Jones

April 17, 1921 December 31, 2008
Thelma Stenger-Jones
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Thelma F. Stenger-Jones 87, of Kickapoo passed away at 2:15 a.m. December 31, 2008 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Born April 17, 1921 in Dunlap to Fred and Mary Pollock Garland. She first married Robert W. Stenger on November 30, 1944 in Kickapoo. He passed away October of 2001 in Peoria. She then married Ralph Jones on November 6, 2004 in Kickapoo. He survives. Also surviving are one son Thomas (Tina Barthell) Stenger of Kickapoo, Five grandsons, one granddaughter and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter Cindy King, one great granddaughter, two brothers and three sisters. She was a bottler for Hiram Walker for 18 ½ years and later worked at the Hotel Pere Marquette. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Kickapoo. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday January 3, 2009 at her church, with the Rev. Donald Henderson officiating. Visitation will be from 9:15 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. at St. Mary’s Parish Hall. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Kickapoo. Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Church. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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