Ruby Frances Delorme
July 27, 1928 – October 13, 2020
Peoria – Ruby F. DeLorme, 92, of Peoria, passed away at 11:14 a.m. Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born on July 27, 1928 in Kelso, AR, a daughter of Patrick C. and Molly Belle (Israel) Donley. She married Peter C. DeLorme on October 1, 1955 in Rockford. He preceded her in death on April 29, 2004 in Peoria.
Ruby was also preceded in death by her parents; sons, Pierre “Buzz” DeLorme and Peter Craig DeLorme; and two grandchildren, Jace DeLorme and Jade DeLorme.
She is survived by her three children, Mary (Charles) Fields of Hanna City, Phillip (Lori) DeLorme of West Peoria, and Joel DeLorme of Peoria; five grandchildren, Wendi Fields, Toni (Alvin) Fields-Orozco, Andrew Fields, Jeremy C. DeLorme, and Molly A. DeLorme; eight great-grandchildren, Zach, Ami, Katie, Emma, Madison, Daxton (who is on the way), Aaliyah, and Kaleb; sister, Patsy (Mark) Donley of Mississippi; brother, Charles “Sam” (Mary) Donley of Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews.
Ruby loved to cook, garden, and especially taking care of and serving others. She and Peter were past members of the American Legion Limestone Post #979 in Bartonville.
There will be no service or visitation. Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Legion Limestone Post #979.