Seyda E. Stolz

July 10, 1952March 30, 2021

PEKIN ~ Seyda “Sisi” E. Stolz, 68, of Pekin, passed away at 9:32 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at her residence.

Born July 10, 1952 in Istanbul, Turkey to Hasan and Necla (Kalkan) Gulenman, she married Richard “Dick” D. Stolz on April 14, 1973 in Pekin. He survives.

Also surviving are her mother; two daughters, Sharon Murr of Marquette Heights and Jennifer (Matthew) Barnum of Pekin; four grandchildren, Paige (Fred) Pehm of Pekin, Torrie Murr of Peoria, Jake Murr of Marquette Heights and Alison Barnum of Pekin; one great-granddaughter, Rosalie Domnick; one sister, Feyza (Curt) Clendenin of North Pekin and one brother, Ahmet Gulenman of Germany.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Seyda was a homemaker.

She loved spending time with her family and her pet, Sophie. She also enjoyed reading, sewing and working on puzzles.

Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. There will be no services at this time.

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Jerry Brown

April 7, 2021

So Sorry to hear about SiSi, please accept my condolences to the family. She was a very special little lady.

Nichole Plemmons -Duggar

April 1, 2021

Sisi I've known you since I was a baby .I have thought of you so many times , I grew up thinking you were the best ,funniest mom on the block. I'll never forget the time us kids talking you into going to the store or fast food . Then we thought we were being followed oh wow that was an adventure all right .You truly were an outstanding human being. The times I think back to my childhood it's either my parents ,you plus us neighborhood girls ......til I see you again . . . . .

There are no words that I can say to help lesson her family's time pain at this time.
Just know your all in my prayers ..

Andrea Brackney

March 31, 2021

I am sorry to hear about the loss of your mom Jenny you and your family are in my thoughts

Ed and Ginny Shroyer

March 31, 2021

My wife Ginny and I loved Sisi. She was one of the most fair minded - decent - honest person we’ve ever been associated with. She will alway’s be remembered and cherished by us. God bless and comfort the family at this time. Ed & Ginny Shroyer

Thomas Updyke

March 31, 2021

Very sorry for your loss in my thoughts and prayers.