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Jewel "Judy" F. Keil

May 28, 1930 October 8, 2018
Jewel "Judy"  F. Keil
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Obituary for Jewel "Judy" F. Keil

Jewel (Judy) Francis Keil , age 88, of Peoria, IL, passed away on Oct 8, 2018, at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Center in Peoria.

Judy was born on May 28, 1930, in Peoria. She was the daughter of Andrew J. Bradshaw and Nancy (Norman) Bradshaw. Judy graduated from Manual High school and attended Bradley University where she met her husband, Donald Keil. They were married in 1951. He survives.

She is also survived by her son Gary (Michelle) Keil of Peoria and daughter Sally (Mike) McGraw of Santa Fe, NM, grandsons Shane (Dannie) Keil and Kyle McGraw, granddaughters Sarah Keil and Kara McGraw, and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Melvin B., Phillip, and Rodger and two sisters, Nona and Velma.

Judy devoted her life to caring for her husband, raising her children, and serving the Lord. She was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria for 56 years, and was also active at churches in Brussels, Belgium, and Leicester, England, when she lived abroad. She also served as a Board Member for the Peoria Southside Mission for 15 years. She loved and cared for everyone, especially children, and wholeheartedly enjoyed teaching children at Grace Vacation Bible School during summer vacations.

Services will be held Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11am at Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria. Visitation will be held on one hour prior to the service at church as well as on Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 2pm to 5pm at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria. Rev. John Hopwood will be officiating. Burial will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Memorials may be made to the Peoria Southside Mission or Grace Presbyterian Church.


Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

14

Oct

2:00 PM 10/14/2018 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 10/14/2018 5:00:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

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

Visitation

Monday

15

Oct

10:00 AM 10/15/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/15/2018 11:00:00 AM
Grace Prebyterian Church

8607 N. St. Rt. 91
PEORIA, IL 61615

Grace Prebyterian Church
8607 N. St. Rt. 91 PEORIA 61615 IL
US

Service

Monday

15

Oct

11:00 AM 10/15/2018 11:00:00 AM
Grace Prebyterian Church

8607 N. St. Rt. 91
PEORIA, IL 61615

Grace Prebyterian Church
8607 N. St. Rt. 91 PEORIA 61615 IL
US

Cemetery Details

Location

Swan Lake Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

4601 W. War Memorial Drive
Peoria, IL 61615

4601 W. War Memorial Drive Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Grace Prebyterian Church

8607 N. St. Rt. 91
PEORIA, IL 61615

South Side Mission

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