|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1918|
|Death: ||Aug. 4, 2010|
PEKIN, IL - Susie Rika Allington, 92, formerly of Chillicothe and Tremont, passed away at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at Timbercreek Rehab and Health Care in Pekin.
Born July 18, 1918 in Ash Grove Township, Iroquois County to Martin and Barbara (Oberlander) Reuter, she married Robert C. Hoffman. He died November 10, 1964 in Pekin. She later married Fred Norton Allington on March 5, 1971 in Tremont. He died December 22, 1999 in Chillicothe. She was also preceded in death by one infant son and one sister.
Surviving are three daughters, Roberta S. (Jack) Starcevich of Arkansas, Phyllis A. (the late Dean) Crawford and Jo Ellen (James) Durham, both of Pekin; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Bertha Miller of Mesa, Arizona.
A homemaker, Susie had worked at Pekin Hospital for many years retiring from the dietary department.
She was a member of the Martha Washington Chapter 178 of the Order of Eastern Star and was a former member of the First United Methodist Church, both in Chillicothe.
Susie enjoyed camping and playing cards and bingo.
An Eastern Star service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 6, 2010 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin with a memorial service following. The Rev. Ronald E. Little will officiate. Burial of ashes will be in Chillicothe City Cemetery in Chillicothe.
Memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Light Hospice, 2000 West Pioneer Parkway, Peoria, IL 61615.
Fred Norton Allington (1917 - 1999)
Chillicothe City Cemetery
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Record added: Aug 13, 2010
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