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Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel & Parkview Cemetery

2021 North University Street, Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Wanda June Hillis

February 23, 1932December 26, 2017
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Wanda June Hillis, age 85, of Peoria, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 at 8 p.m. at Heartland Manor Care in Peoria Heights.

She was born Feb. 23, 1932 in Poplar Bluff, MO to Lena Dobbs. She married Jim Hillis on April 1, 1950 in Poplar Bluff. He passed away in 1995 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one granddaughter, Debra Wolf, one brother and six sisters.

Survivors include two daughters: Norma (Dana) Hogge of Peoria, Shirley (Gene) Cardwell of Bethalto, IL, five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

Wanda first worked as a chef at Deluxe Café in Peoria for 22 years and later at Peoria Heights VFW Post 2602 for 21 years.

She was a lifetime member of the Peoria Heights VFW Post 2602.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Visitation will be two hours prior to the services. Rev. David Bowman will officiate.

Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to the family.

You may view Wanda’s obituary online at www.davison-fulton.com

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, December 30, 2017
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 30, 2017

Memories

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Gary and Linda Freeburg

December 31, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Connie Dalrymple

December 28, 2017

My thoughts and prayers to Wanda's family and friends. I have may fond memories of Wanda . She loved to laugh and wasn't afraid to tell you what she thought. She is definitely going to missed. God bless Love ya Wanda

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Biography

Wanda June Hillis, age 85, of Peoria, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at Heartland Manor Care in Peoria Heights.
She was born February 23, 1932 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri to Lena Dobbs. She married Jim Hillis on April 1, 1950 in Poplar Bluff. He passed away in 1995 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one granddaughter, Debra Wolf; one brother and six sisters.
Survivors include two daughters: Norma (Dana) Hogge of Peoria, Shirley (Gene) Cardwell of Bethalto, IL; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Wanda first worked as a chef at Deluxe Café in Peoria for 22 years and later at Peoria Heights VFW Post 2602 for 21 years. She was a lifetime member of the Peoria Heights VFW Post 2602.
Funeral services will be Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Rev. David Bowman will officiate. Visitation will be two hours prior to the services. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to the family. You may view Wanda’s obituary online at www.davison-fulton.com