Charlotte Ann Reaves

30 January, 193926 September, 2022
Obituary of Charlotte Ann Reaves
PEKIN ~ Charlotte Ann Reaves, 83, of Pekin, passed away at 8:13 p.m. Monday, September 26, 2022 at UnityPoint Health - Methodist in Peoria. Born January 30, 1939 in Van Buren, Missouri to Dawson R. and Frona (Shelton) McKinney, she married William P. Reaves on March 9, 1957 in Peoria. He survives. Also surviving are one son, Curt (Lin) Reaves of South Pekin; one daughter, Angie Evans of Pekin; eight grandchildren, Amy (Jason) Wubben, Tiffany (Dean) Schneider, Bethany Evans (DJ Jackson) , Sheena (Chris) Curto, Malloree (Josh) Oetzel, Katie (Chauncey) Huddleston, Bridgette (Jake) Strickfaden and Austin (Nikki) Conner; 14 great-grandchildren and one on the way; one sister, Martha Carroll of Pekin; three nieces and one nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents. A homemaker, Charlotte enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. She bowled for many years and enjoyed fishing and camping with her husband and grandchildren. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. She was a member of St. John’s (Sand Prairie) Lutheran Church in Green Valley. Her memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 29, 2022 at St. John’s (Sand Prairie) Lutheran Church in rural Green Valley. Pastor Chris Sansom will officiate. Visitation will be a half hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will be at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Foundation Fighting Blindness, P.O. Box 45740, Baltimore, Maryland 21297-5740 (Retinitis-Pigmentosa Foundation) or Good Shepherd Lutheran School, 3201 Court Street, Pekin, Illinois, 61554. To express condolences online, visit

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