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Carol "Tootsie" A. Griffin

January 16, 1938August 9, 2020
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Carol A. “Tootsie” Griffin, age 82, a lifelong resident of East Peoria, passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020 at 9:54 a.m. at her daughter’s residence in Peoria.

She was born Jan. 16, 1938 in Peoria to Leo and Martha (Barbour) Maloney. She married Sanders “Junior” Griffin, Jr on June 30, 1956 in East Peoria. He passed away May 2, 2009 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, Barbara Walster.

Survivors include two sons: Steve (Barbara) Griffin of Sherman, IL, Randy (Ana) Griffin of East Peoria, one daughter, Barbara (Brad) Langjahr of Peoria, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one sister, Sue (Harry) Radebaugh of Englewood, FL, and one brother, Robert (Kathy) Maloney of Marana, AZ. Carol graduated from East Peoria High School in 1956. Although mainly a housewife and mother, she worked various kitchen jobs including at Proctor Hospital. Once her own children were raised, she missed caring for young babies and small children so she “babysat” for anyone who needed help. Carol was a dedicated lifelong member of the Free Methodist Church in East Peoria.

Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Peoria Office.

You may view Carol’s obituary online at www.remmertfuneralhome.com

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 14, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, August 14, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial

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Bob and Brenda Pellouchoud

August 11, 2020

Dear Steve and Barb. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your mother. Though words can do little to comfort you, may the thoughts and prayers of all those who love you help support you at this difficult time. Love Bob and Brenda

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