April 11, 1935 – May 29, 2018
Barbara Jean Diekhoff, 83 of Peoria, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 in Peoria. She was born April 11, 1935 in Bloomington, IL to Walter and Sylvia Lowery. Surviving are her children, Tom (Barb), Steve and Gregg Voegele, Brad Bright, Donna (Melvin) Pruss and Mark (Kristine) Diekhoff; nine grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. Preceding in death were her sister, Shirley Lyle and brother, Orville Lowery. Barbara was a full time mother and worked for a time at the former Highview Nursing Home in Peoria. She enjoyed shopping, gardening and flowers. Barbara loved her family, especially her grandchildren. Funeral services are private with burial at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association.
- Walter Lowery, Father
- Sylvia Gehring Lowery, Mother
- Tom (Barb) Voegele, Children
- Steve Voegele, Children
- Gregg Voegele, Children
- Brad Bright, Children
- Donna (Melvin) Pruss, Children
- Mark (Kristine) Diekhoff, Children
- ~ Nine ~, Grandchildren
- ~ Five ~, Great Grandchildren
- Preceding in death were her sister, Shirley Lyle and brother, Orville Lowery.
- American Lung Association
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David & Therese Gass
June 1, 2018
Mark & Kris we are so sorry to hear about your mom we will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers. We loved looking at all the beautiful pictures.