Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel & Parkview Cemetery

2021 North University Street, Peoria, IL


Margaret M. Parish

June 13, 1925August 20, 2020

Margaret M. Parish, 95, of Peoria, passed away August 20, 2020 in Peoria.

She was born June 13, 1925 in Peoria to William and Clausina (Janssen) Behrends. She married Rolland Parish on November 10, 1945 in Springfield, IL. He preceded her in death on May 2, 2007 in Peoria. Her parents, one daughter, Bonnie Scheirer, her son-in-law, Nick Scheirer, five sisters and one brother also preceded her in death.

Surviving is her daughter, Patricia Yandell of West Peoria; three grandchildren, Scott Yandell of San Diego, CA, Zach (Lacey) Scheirer of Edmond, OK, Laura Scheirer of Peoria; she was "Gigi" to her two great-grandchildren, Claire and Lyla Scheirer; one sister, Joann Lakis of Galesburg; and many nieces and nephews.

Margaret was a member of the Church of Christ in Peoria. She loved to cook for family, hosting many family gatherings and Sunday Brunches. She enjoyed going on summer vacations and traveling with her family. She also enjoyed working in her garden and taking care of her yard.

A funeral service will be Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior to the service at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel. Burial will follow at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria.,

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences can be submitted at www.davison-fulton.com.


  • Alzheimer's Association


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 25, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, August 25, 2020

  • Burial

    Tuesday, August 25, 2020


Margaret M. Parish

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Cheryl Stamm Knabe

August 22, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss.
I remember Margaret as a loving caring person. Se lived 2 doors down from my grandparents. Walt and Stella Rasatter. I remember her cooking in the kitchen and me sitting at her table watching.


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