OBITUARY

Mary Ellen Noren

November 23, 1939October 31, 2018
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Mary Ellen Noren, 78, of Peoria, passed away on October 31, 2018 at Liberty Village. Mary Ellen was born on November 23, 1939 to Ralph “Bud” and Vera (Altpeter) Creasy in Peoria, Illinois. She married Richard Noren in June 1960 in Peoria, IL. He survives. She is also survived by three sons, Michael (Cathy Broyles) Noren of Peoria, James (Diane) Noren of Wellington, CO, Jeffrey (Christopher Loubsky) Noren of Skokie, IL.; one brother Richard “Ric” (Peggy) Creasy of Edelstein, IL.; three grandchildren, Bradley (Blaire) Noren of Traverse City, MI, Trinda Noren of Royal Oaks, MI, and Dalton (Justine) Noren of Fort Collins, CO.; three nieces, Robyn (Andrew) Johnson of Roscoe, IL, and Shannon (Ed Harcourt) Creasy of Indianapolis, IN., Katie Broyles of Longmont, CO.; four great grandchildren Charlie Noren, Lizzie Noren, Brylee Noren, and Makenna Noren; one grandnephew Connor Johnson. She was preceded by her parents and one brother Ralph “Butch” Creasy. Mary Ellen worked for 29 years at Bradley University in the Controller’s Office handling student fees. She had many hobbies that she enjoyed. After an earlier retirement Richard and her loved to go camping, and they spent quite a bit of their time in the Rio Grande Valley as Winter Texans. She was a season ticket holder for the Corn Stock Theater and Bradley Basketball, she was an avid quilter, and she was also a Civil War reenactor. She loved her family more than anything, and everyone she met loved her. She knew no stranger. Funeral service will be Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel. Pastor James Lillie will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Grace and Peace Lutheran Church. The family would like to thank the staff at Liberty Village for their exceptional care. You may view Mary Ellen’s obituary online at www.davison-fulton.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Ralph "Bud" Creasy, Father
  • Vera Altpeter Creasy, Mother
  • Richard Noren, Husband
  • Michael (Cathy Broyles) Noren, Son
  • James (Diane) Noren, Son
  • Jeffrey (Christopher Loubsky) Noren, Son
  • Bradley (Blaire) Noren, Grandchild
  • Trinda Noren, Grandchild
  • Dalton (Justine) Noren, Grandchild
  • Charlie, Lizzie, Brylee & Makenna Noren, Great-grandchildren
  • Richard "Ric" (Peggy) Creasy, Brother
  • Ralph "Butch" Creasy, Brother
  • Robyn (Andrew) Johnson, Niece
  • Shannon (Ed Harcourt) Creasy, Niece
  • Katie Broyles, Niece
  • Connor Johnson, Grand-nephew
  • Mary Ellen was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Butch Creasy
  • DONATIONS

  • Grace and Peace Lutheran Church

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, November 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 6, 2018
REMEMBERING

Mary Ellen Noren

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Grant and Donna Alm

November 2, 2018

Just to let you know you are all in our thoughts and prayers as you go thru this sad time of loss. Mary Ellen was a special person to all of your family and will be greatly missed . Please except our deepest sympathy.
Grant and Donna Alm

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Biography

Mary Ellen Noren, 78, of Peoria, passed away on October 31, 2018 at Liberty Village. Mary Ellen was born on November 23, 1939 to Ralph “Bud” and Vera (Altpeter) Creasy in Peoria, Illinois.
She married Richard Noren in June 1960 in Peoria, IL. He survives. She is also survived by three sons, Michael (Cathy Broyles) Noren of Peoria, James (Diane) Noren of Wellington, CO, Jeffrey (Christopher Loubsky) Noren of Skokie, IL.; one brother Richard “Ric” (Peggy) Creasy of Edelstein, IL.; three grandchildren, Bradley (Blaire) Noren of Traverse City, MI, Trinda Noren of Royal Oaks, MI, and Dalton (Justine) Noren of Fort Collins, CO.; three nieces, Robyn (Andrew) Johnson of Roscoe, IL, and Shannon (Ed Harcourt) Creasy of Indianapolis, IN., Katie Broyles of Longmont, CO.; four great grandchildren Charlie Noren, Lizzie Noren, Brylee Noren, and Makenna Noren; one grandnephew Connor Johnson.
She was preceded by her parents and one brother Ralph “Butch” Creasy.
Mary Ellen worked for 29 years at Bradley University in the Controller’s Office handling student fees. She had many hobbies that she enjoyed. After an earlier retirement Richard and her loved to go camping, and they spent quite a bit of their time in the Rio Grande Valley as Winter Texans. She was a season ticket holder for the Corn Stock Theater and Bradley Basketball, she was an avid quilter, and she was also a Civil War reenactor. She loved her family more than anything, and everyone she met loved her. She knew no stranger.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel. Pastor Jim Lillie will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Grace and Peace Lutheran Church. The family would like to thank the staff at Liberty Village for their exceptional care. You may view Mary Ellen’s obituary online at www.davison-fulton.com.