Peggy Sue Freeman

December 6, 1959February 28, 2021

Peggy Sue Freeman, 61, of Pekin, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Unity Point Methodist in Peoria.

She was born December 6, 1959 in Peoria to James and Patricia (Schaub) Donahoe. She married Mike Freeman on September 22, 1984 in Pekin. He survives

Also surviving is one son, Erik Freeman of Peoria; two step-daughters, Shannon Lock and Corie (Chip) Butterfield both of Pekin; five grandchildren, Cherokee Lock, Dakota Lock, Grady Rowden, Alexis Arnold and Dylan Freeman; two great-grandchildren, Izrah and Everly; two aunts, Dorothy Musick and Joanne McHenry, one uncle, Tom Schaub and a nephew, Mike Donahoe.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, James Donahoe Jr.

Peggy worked as a manager at Riviera Tan for many years. She loved to travel and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Visitation will be on Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin. Cremation will be accorded following the visitation.

Memorials may be made to Lung Cancer Foundation of America.


  • James David Donahoe, Father (deceased)
  • Patricia A. Schaub, Mother (deceased)
  • John Michael Freeman, Husband

  • American Lung Cancer Society


  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 4, 2021


Peggy Sue Freeman

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Bobbi Cosgrove

March 3, 2021

Dylan Michael Freeman and Grandma Peggy

Mike Askins

March 2, 2021

I don't know the words to express what a kind and beautiful soul we all lost...Rest in peace old friend.

Sarah Brock

February 28, 2021

I met Peggy when I was a young teen.
She was always like a Mom to me. It's been a few years since I've seen her and got to sit and talk but, we've had so many good memories and I always loved hearing her stories. She will be deeply missed. Love you Mama Peggy!

Bobbi Cosgrove

February 28, 2021