|Birth: ||Mar. 17, 1925|
|Death: ||Oct. 26, 2010|
DUNLAP, IL - Delores M. Brechtel, 85, of Dunlap, formerly from Freeport, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, in Dunlap at the home of her daughter.
She was born March 17, 1925, in Freeport, the daughter of Charles and Margaret (Schaffner) Heitz.
Prior to her retirement, she worked at Micro Switch, supervised the accessories department at F.A. Read Co. and worked at Garrity Drug.
She loved to take care of her small vegetable garden and Star Gazer lilies were her favorite flower. She knitted baby sweaters and booties for her great-grandchildren and warm afghans for her family.
This year Delores celebrated 50 years of being a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Freeport.
Surviving are her daughter with whom she resided, Pam (Gary Weber) Probasco of Dunlap; her grandsons, Chris (Janet) Probasco of East Peoria and Keith (Terry Wolfe) Probasco of West Peoria; her granddaughter, Karlie Marcum of Freeport; her great-granddaughters, Danielle and Regan Probasco of East Peoria; one sister-in-law, Marcella Heitz of Freeport; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; son, Bradley H. Brechtel; brother, Robert Heitz; and sisters, Viola Vohlken and Beulah Mueller.
Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Freeport.
Published in Peoria Journal Star on October 28, 2010
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Nov 04, 2010
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