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Betty Lou Wade

September 18, 1936 December 30, 2017
Betty Lou Wade
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Obituary for Betty Lou Wade

Betty Lou Wade, beloved mother and grandmother, age 81, of Peoria, passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at UnityPoint Methodist Hospital.

Betty was born on September 18, 1936 in Edina, MO to Lee Roy and Virginia Mae (Culler) Blaine. She married Ralph Edward Wade, Sr. on July 13, 1951 in Peoria and he preceded her in death on May 6, 1979. Also preceding her in death are her parents; three sons, Ernest, Michael and Ralph; two sisters, Myrtle Blaine and Sylvia Rivas; one brother and one great-grandchild.

Surviving are her children, Patricia (Walter J. Jr.) Jatkowski of Dunlap, IL, David (Stephanie) Wade of Peoria, IL, Charlie Wade of Pekin, IL, James (Molly) Wade of Good Hope, IL, Martha (Dale) Pollitt of Elizabethton, TN, and Betty Lorenc of Peoria, IL, with whom Betty resided. Also surviving are 20 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Betty was a CNA for 18 years and she worked for Bellwood Nursing Home, retiring in 1985.
Although Betty had suffered through many tribulations in her life, her love and devotion to her family was her utmost desire.

Cremation rites will be accorded and a memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria. Interment of ashes will be at Lutheran Cemetery.

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5:00 PM 1/4/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/4/2018 7:00:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

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

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Lutheran Cemetery Final Resting Place

914 S. Pleasant Street
Peoria, IL 61604

914 S. Pleasant Street Peoria 61604 IL

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