Maureen Lynn Simmons

June 30, 1945February 24, 2018

Maureen Lynn Simmons, 72, of Bartonville, Illinois, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Pekin Hospital in Pekin, Illinois. She was born on June 30, 1945 in Peoria, Illinois to Lawrence and Bernice (Hamilton) McGuire. She married Thomas Simmons on October 15, 1971 in Peoria. He survives.

She also is survived by five children, Donald Hill of Trivoli, Illinois, Scott Cochran of Peoria, Illinois, Kevin Cochran of New Orleans, LA, Michelle (Edward) Ordaz of Dunlap, Illinois and Jeremy (Michelle) Gorrell of Decatur, Illinois; five grandchildren, A.J. Zentko-Hill, Emily Kaufmann, Victoria Hill, Allison Kaufmann and Sophia Gorrell. She is preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

Maureen worked at Szolds Department Store for several years and last worked as an Operator at OSF St. Francis Hospital retiring in 2001.

Private family services will be held at the Davison Fulton Bartonville Chapel. The Rev. Jack Thompson will officiate. Burial will be in the Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

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