|Birth: ||Feb. 8, 1927|
|Death: ||Apr. 27, 2008|
EAST PEORIA, IL - Mary Jane Boyd, 81, of East Peoria passed away at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2008, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Eureka.
She was born Feb. 8, 1927, in Kosciusko County, IN, daughter of Samuel E. and Caroline M. Kempf Steffen. She married Charles M. Boyd on June 30, 1956, in Peoria.
Surviving are her husband of East Peoria; one sister, Geraldine (Milton) Leman of Eureka; one brother, Harvey Steffen of Indianapolis, Ind.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Charles Jr. and Patrick; one sister; and two brothers.
Mary Jane worked in tool control at Caterpillar Inc. in East Peoria until the birth of her first child. She then stayed at home to raise her children.
She also enjoyed bowling and was a member of the Caterpillar Retirees Club.
She was of the Catholic faith.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at Remmert Funeral Home, where visitation will be one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Eureka.
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