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Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Veona "Berta" Dinkins

July 19, 1929March 3, 2020
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Veona “Berta” Dinkins, age 90, of East Peoria, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at her residence.

She was born July 19, 1929 in Peoria to Richard and Rena (Huser) Rittenhouse. She married Venson Dinkins on Aug. 5, 1948. He passed away April 14, 2016 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Bud Rittenhouse.

Survivors include one daughter, Teresa (Dennis) King of East Peoria, five grandchildren: Michael (Jessica) Mills of Evansville, IN, Matthew (Courtney) Mills of Pekin, Megan Mills of East Peoria, Ayden King of East Peoria, Melissa (Ryan) Bale of Eureka, 14 great-grandchildren, including Sommer Mills, who assisted with Grandma Grape’s care, one brother, Robert Rittenhouse of Georgia, and one sister, Shirley (Moak) Albritton of Missouri.

Berta worked for the City of East Peoria from 1968 till her retirement in 2010. She was East Peoria City Clerk form 1991 to 2010. She was also very active in the East Peoria Community.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 6, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Visitation will be two hours prior to the services on Friday.

Burial will be in Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria.

Memorials may be made the Alzheimer’s Association Peoria Chapter.

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

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 6, 2020
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 6, 2020

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Veona "Berta" Dinkins

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Kelly Clelland Yingling

March 6, 2020

So very sorry for your loss Teresa. Your mom was a wonderful lady.

Renee Sommer

March 4, 2020

With sympathy and prayers for your family. So sorry for your loss Teresa.

Renee, EP Class of ‘79

Brenda Trout

March 4, 2020

I remember your parents, Teresa, as being the nicest people one could ever meet. With deepest sympathy.

Hugs n prayers,
Brenda Eberle Trout

Sandy Morrison

March 4, 2020

Teresa and family.
Loved your Mom and Dad so much! Wonderful loving people!
My condolences!
Sandy Morrison

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