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Davison-Fulton-Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home

2408 West Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Blanche W. Schaad

June 7, 1924March 22, 2020

Blanche W. Schaad, 95, of Peoria passed away at 2:05 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 2020 at her home.

She was born on June 7, 1924 in Rantoul, IL a daughter of Fred James and Myra (Whitten) McCullough. She married Harold Schaad on December 24, 1946 in Princeville, he preceded her in death on March 18, 1976.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Dianne B. Coulter.

Survivors include her son, Paul (Holly) Schaad of Peoria; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and three sisters.

Blanche was president of the Woman's Club 1982-1983, past president of the Peoria Co. Homemakers Extension Association, IL Homemakers Extension Federation and Vice President from 1980-1983. She also was IL Homemakers Ext. Federal District IV Director from 1976-1979, a member of the Happy Homemaker Ext. Unit in Princeville and the Princeville Woman's Club 16th District GFWC IL Officer for 2 terms.

She was of the Methodist faith.

Private graveside services will be held. Pastor Jack Thompson will officiate.

Burial will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Memorials may be made in Blanche's name to St. Jude.

Online condolences may be made at www.woolsey-wilton.com

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Ricky Stahl

March 24, 2020

Dear Paul & Family:
My sympathy to all of Blanche's family. Blanche was a quiet, very kind and caring individual the many years she served as a caregiver to my parents. We appreciated her and were blessed to have dependable care every week. May beautiful memories of your Mother and Grandmother be a comfort in the days ahead.

Tracy M. West

March 24, 2020

Paul, I am so sorry that your mom has passed. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Daryl & Shelly Landis

March 24, 2020

Our prayers are with the family. We pray that you find comfort in your memories and hold them close.
Much love to all

Randy Ingle

March 24, 2020

Paul you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. I will always remember growing up as neighbors on the farm. Harold, Blanche, Diane and you will always be remembered. Randy & Diane Ingle.