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Shirley Ann Salazar
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Obituary for Shirley Ann Salazar

Shirley A. Salazar, age 60, of Peoria, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Shirley was born on February 7, 1957 in Chicago, IL to Jake and Sarah (van der Kooy) Van Yzendoorn. She married Gabriel Salazar on May 12, 1984 in Chicago.

Surviving are her husband, Gabriel; two daughters, Sarah (Caleb) Martin of Bloomington, IL and Hannah Salazar of Peoria, IL; her parents, Jake and Virginia Van Yzendoorn; her siblings, Mike (Tina) Van Yzendoorn of Peoria, IL, Peggy (Carl) Anderson of Twin Lakes, WI, Robert Van Yzendoorn of Chicago, IL and Barbara (Bill) Brooks of Lincoln, IL; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sarah and her sister-in-law, Angela Van Yzendoorn.

Shirley was a Vocal Instructor for Bradley University for 27 years. She had also worked for Eureka College and was the Choral Director for Peoria Cooperative Academy. She was a member of Peoria Christian Fellowship Church in Peoria, the National Association of Teachers of Singing, the National Association for Music Educators and the American Choral Directors Association.

Services will be held on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 4pm at First United Methodist Church in Peoria. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 3pm to 7pm at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria. Burial will be on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 11am at Springdale Cemetery in Peoria. Memorials may be made to Peoria Christian Fellowship Church, 610 Abington St., Suite J, Peoria, IL 61603.

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3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603





4:00 PM
First United Methodist Church (Peoria)

116 NE Perry Ave.
PEORIA, IL 61603





11:00 AM
Springdale Cemetery

3401 N. Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603

Cemetery Details


Springdale Cemetery

3401 N. Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603

Memorial Contribution

Peoria Christian Fellowship Church

610 Abington Street, Suite J
Peoria, IL 61603

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