|Birth: ||Aug. 13, 1918|
|Death: ||Sep. 5, 2004|
Marguerite E. Coleman, 86, of Lutheran Home at Hillside Village in Peoria, formerly of Canton, died at 1:45 p.m Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004 at Proctor Hospital in Peoria.
Born Aug 13, 1918, in rural Fairview to Clyde A. and Maud Serenus Heller Eshelman, she married Robert R. Burnside on Nov. 21, 1942 in Louisville, Ky. He died July 26, 1944.
She later married John S. Coleman on Oct. 5, 1946. He died Sept. 17, 1973.
She also was preceeded in death by one son, Charles; one brother; and one step-great grandson.
Surviving are one son, Guy (and Allison) of Canton; two daughters, Marcia Burnside (and Terry Adams) of Peoria and Diana Coleman (and John Lanthier) of Concord, Calif; one brother, C. Rudolph Eshelman of Cincinnati; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren.
She graduated from Bradley University in 1940 witha degree in art and literature. She also was a member of Delta Kappa sorority.
She had worked at Block & Kuhl's department store in Peoria in the furniture and design department and as a photography colorist.
She later worked at International Harvester Co. She also co-owned Coleman Family Dealership with her husband, John, until 1973.
She was a member of the PEO.
She was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Canton.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, where visitation will be two hours before. The Rev. Paul Park will officiate. Cremation will be accorded. Burial of Ashes will be at a later.
Memorials may be made to Lutheran Home at Hillside Village or any other charity.
Specifically: Just not sure which cemetery ashes are buried.
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Record added: Jan 16, 2010
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