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Barbara L. Seppelt
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Obituary for Barbara L. Seppelt

PEORIA – Barbara L. Seppelt, 91, of Peoria, passed away at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at her residence.

Barbara was born on January 5, 1926, in Hubbard, IA, a daughter of William McKinley and Ruth Gertrude (Potts) Smith. She married Clark E. Seppelt on August 28, 1948, in Peoria. He survives.

Barbara is also survived by two sons, Gregory C.P. (Marie) Seppelt of Chillicothe, Mark E. (Pam) Seppelt of Springfield, IL; and two daughters, Karen L. (Robert) Wilton of Peoria, and Krystal E. Seppelt of Peoria; seven grandchildren, Tim Seppelt, Bobbie (Jeremy) Bredfeldt, Angela Wilton, Marci (Ben) Gilliom, David (Ally) Wilton, Daniel (Amanda) Wilton, and Tim Fuertges; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her four brothers, Murril, Burril, Max and Keith, and one son, Clark, Jr.

Barbara worked for AT&T as a telephone operator where she met her husband who was a lineman. After staying home to raise her children and work the family farm, she worked for Brown & Phillips law office in Edina, MO.

Barbara enjoyed gardening, embroidery, reading the Bible, talking with people, traveling, learning new things, playing cards and being with her family. She faithfully attended Grace Presbyterian Church. She loved Jesus and shared his love and truth with everyone she could.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria with Rev. Daniel Wilton officiating. A visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, September, 22, 2017, at the mortuary as well as one hour prior to the funeral service on Saturday, September 23. Burial will follow at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Memorial donations can be made to Peoria Rescue Ministries or Community Workshop and Training Center.


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

22

Sep

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

Visitation

Saturday

23

Sep

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

Service

Saturday

23

Sep

1:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

Cemetery Details

Location

Swan Lake Memory Gardens

4601 W. War Memorial Drive
Peoria, IL 61615


Memorial Contribution

Community Workshp & Training Center, Inc.

Peoria Rescue Ministries

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