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Dorothy L. Moran

March 2, 1923 August 14, 2011
Dorothy L. Moran
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Obituary for Dorothy L. Moran

PEORIA-Dorothy L. Moran, 88, of Peoria, died at 9:30 AM, Sunday, August 14, 2011,at the Morton Terrace Care Center in Morton, IL. She was born March 2, 1923, in Lebanon, IL to Rupert and Marie Erykuss Wendler. She married James W. Moran on March 24, 1960, in Peoria. He died January 21, 2007, in Peoria. Also preceding her in death were two sons, Gary Gramm in 1971, Jerry Moran in 1996; a son-in-law, Larry Manning; two sisters and one brother. Dorothy is survived by two daughters, Bonnie (Chuck) Gavin of Peoria and Patricia Manning of Taylor, SC, eight grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren, a brother, Bud Wendler of St. Jacob, IL and a sister, Norma Geiss of Wilmington, IL. She worked at the Stinnett Window Company in East Peoria. Cremation rites have been accorded. Her memorial service will be at 10 AM, Thursday, August 18, 2011, at the Resurrection Mausoleum Chapel with Rev. Thomas Taylor officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the mausoleum. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorial may be made to the Alzheimer Association. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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