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Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Pamela M. Christianson

September 15, 1947September 9, 2019
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Pamela M. Christianson, 71, of East Peoria passed away at 3:15 pm Monday, September 9, 2019 at her residence after a long battle with cancer. She was born September 15, 1947 in Peoria, the daughter of Kenneth Arlan and Eunice Margaret Summers Herod. She married Dale Christianson Sr. on May 16, 1964. Pamela is survived by her husband of fifty-five years; two sons, Ken Christianson of Pekin, and Dale Jr. (Pam) Christianson of East Peoria; six grandchildren, Eric Allison of Eureka, Ciera Christianson of Morton, Priscilla (Sean Flavin) Christianson of Romeoville,Cody McGowan of East Peoria, Nicole Christianson of Pekin, and Katlin Christianson of Peoria; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Keith Herod of East Peoria; one sister, Theresa (Mike) Vandeberg of Edwards;.and one brother-in-law, Brad Gunther. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, Cindy Gunther. Pamela was a Bradley University Graduate in Liberal Arts and Science. She worked at Good Samaritan Nursing Home as Activities Director from 1976-1980. Pamela worked at the Pekin Convalescent Center in Social Services from 1980-1982. Pamela did a study through Boston College on the growth and advancement of children. She last worked as the Groveland Township Clerk. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial services will be at 7:00 pm Friday, September 20, 2019 at Remmert Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Memorials may be made to Al-Anon and Alateen, where she was a volunteer. To view Pamela’s memorial page or to leave an online condolence please go to www.remmertfuneralhome.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Kenneth Arlan Herod, Father
  • Eunice Margaret Summers, Mother
  • Dale Christianson Sr., Husband
  • Ken Christianson, Son
  • Dale Jr. (Pam) Christianson, Son
  • Eric Allison, Ciera Christianson, Priscilla (Sean Flavin) Christianson, Cody McGowan, Nicole Christianson, Katlin Christianson, Grandchildren
  • ~ Six ~, Great-Grandchildren
  • Keith Herod, Brother
  • Theresa (Mike) Vandeberg, Sister
  • Brad Gunther, Brother-in-law
  • She was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, Cindy Gunther.
  • DONATIONS

  • Al-Anon and Alateen

Services

  • Visitation Friday, September 20, 2019
  • Memorial Service Friday, September 20, 2019

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John Shallenberger

September 20, 2019

Dale & Family,
You have our deepest sympathy, Pam was a great Lady,. She always stepped up to what ever challenges that came before her as our clerk for the township an never blinked a eye. We could always count on her when something needed done. She will truly be missed.
Pam was always proud of her family, keeping us updated on how everyone was doing.
We have you all in our prayers.
John & Debbie
Shallenberger

Curtis Baldwin

September 12, 2019

For Dale Sr., Ken and Dale Jr. Our prayers are with your family. The loss of one's spouse and mother is the hardest of all. Be thankful for her and for each other.

Jim Arrowood

September 11, 2019

So sorry to hear of Pam's passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers Dale.
Sincerely , cousin Jim Arrowood jr. and family

Evelyn Kay Doolittle

September 11, 2019

Au t Pam was a great listener she was always there for us you can always count on her she'll be missed I love you and Pam so much prayer to the rest of the family 🙏❤️ Evelyn K and William and family

Donna Helems(Lee)

September 10, 2019

My prayers go out to the family. Grew up with Ken n Dale there like my brothers. Your mom was a awesome lady. She always treated me with love n kindness. She will be greatly missed.

Stephanie Phelps-Stecken

September 10, 2019

It has been an honor to work with you these last few years and I will always remember our enlightening talks about life. You were an abundant source of information and wisdom. You now walk with the Angels who watch over us. RIP Pammy....I am so going to miss you. Dale my thought and prayers will be with you and your whole family during this most difficult time.

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