OBITUARY

Waveadell Lois Briggerman

April 18, 1917February 8, 2019

Waveadell Lois Briggerman, 101, of Peoria, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 in Peoria. She was born April 18, 1917 in Muncie, IL to George and Lola (Plotner) Davis. Waveadell graduated from Oakwood Township High School in Muncie in 1935. Subsequently, in 1937, she graduated from Aterback’s Business College in Danville, IL, having completed her course work in its secretarial and stenographic program. She married John Leslie Briggerman on January 21, 1939 in Peoria and he preceded her in death in 1988. Surviving are her son, Steven (Kathryn) Briggerman of Washington, D.C.; two granddaughters, Lauren (Jeffrey Horwitt) Briggerman of Arlington, VA and Abigail Briggerman of Denver, CO; and two great-granddaughters, Lila and Vivienne Horwitt both of Arlington, VA. Waveadell worked as a secretary for the Peoria School District retiring in1980. She was an active member of Union Congregational Church, which later became Parkview Church and Order of the Eastern Star. She was a skilled pianist and organist and continued to play throughout her life. Cremation will be accorded and a celebration of life will be on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Words of comfort can be shared with the family at www.davison-fulton.com.

  • FAMILY

  • George Davis, Father
  • Lola (Plotner) Davis, Mother
  • John Leslie Briggerman, Husband
  • Steven (Kathryn) Briggerman, Son
  • Lauren (Jeffrey Horwitt) Briggerman, Granddaughter
  • Abigail Briggerman, Granddaughter
  • Lila and Vivienne Horwitt, Great-Granddaughters

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, February 16, 2019
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