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Mary L. Swadley
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Obituary for Mary L. Swadley

EAST PEORIA—Mary L. Swadley, 95, of Eureka, formerly of East Peoria, passed away peacefully at 6:40 a.m. Sunday, July 1, 2018 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.

Mary was born April 19, 1923 in East Peoria, to Jacob and Louise Hugh Wiegand. She married Leland Swadley November 15, 1947 in Peoria. He preceded her in death July 24, 1995 in East Peoria.

Surviving is her daughter, Marilyn (Larry) Leman of Eureka; one daughter-in-law, Deb (Ernie) Litwiller of East Peoria and their son Peter Litwiller; three sisters, Alma Fassett, Ruth Sollberger, Carole Winkler all of East Peoria; four grandchildren, Holly (Joe) Kline of Auburn, IN, Tim (Traci) Leman of Secor, Trent (Jenae) Leman of Eureka, Kelli (Ryan) Eigsti of Scottsdale, AZ; thirteen great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Florine Zimmermann of Peoria; three nephews and six nieces.

Preceding her in death were son David Swadley and four brothers-in-law, Francis Fassett, Cecil Sollberger, Harold Winkler and Gene Zimmermann.

Mary was a homemaker and a talented seamstress and quilter.

She was a member of the Peoria Apostolic Christian Church where she taught Sunday School for many years and was head of the church quilting group.

Mary will be remembered for her love for family and the Godly example of her faith by serving others.

The family wish to express their appreciation to the staff of the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the Peoria Apostolic Christian Church, 3420 N. Sheridan Road, Peoria, IL 61604 with church ministers officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at The Wilton Mortuary, 2101 N. Knoxville Ave., Peoria, IL 61603 and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Fondulac Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka, 610 W. Cruger Ave, Eureka, IL 61530 or Midwest Food Bank – Peoria Branch, 9005 N. Industrial Rd., Peoria, IL 61615.

Previous Events





4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603





9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Peoria Apostolic Christian Church

3420 N. Sheridan Rd.





10:00 AM
Peoria Apostolic Christian Church

3420 N. Sheridan Rd.

Cemetery Details


Fon du Lac Cemetery

East Peoria, IL

Memorial Contribution

Midwest Food Bank - Peoria Branch

9005 N. Industrial Road, Peoria, IL 61615

Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka

610 W. Cruger Avenue, Eureka, IL 61530

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