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Caroline Ann Delaney

July 2, 1931 February 15, 2019
Caroline Ann Delaney
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Obituary for Caroline Ann Delaney

PEORIA—Caroline Ann Delaney, 87 of Peoria, passed away at 6:15 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2019 at Farmington Country Manor in Farmington.

Born July 2, 1931 in Omaha, NE, the daughter of William Samuel and Emily H. Kramer Zeigler, Caroline married Willis Dean Delaney June 30, 1956 in Peoria. He preceded her in death June 12, 1996.

Other preceding her in death are two daughters, Dianne Smith, Susan Delaney ; one grandson Brian Smith; two brothers, Bill Zeigler and Fred Zeigler.

Surviving are her son-in-law, Bruce Smith and her grandchildren, Bryce Smith of Peoria, Travis Smith of Peoria and Kathleen Smith of Peoria.

Caroline was a member of the Methodist Service League. She enjoyed painting, drawing and was known for her jewelry made from beads.

Caroline was a member of the Peoria Baha’i Faith.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 23, 2019 at The Wilton Mortuary. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.

Baha’i faith members may leave memorials to the Peoria Baha’i Center, 5209 N. University St ., Peoria, IL 61614 or to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, c/o OSF St. Francis Medical Center, 530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL 61637.

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11:00 AM 2/23/2019 11:00:00 AM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Springdale Cemetery Final Resting Place

3401 N. Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603

3401 N. Prospect Road Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Peoria, IL

Peoria Baha'i Center

5209 N. University St., Peoria, IL 61614

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