Jan. 14, 1907 Spring Valley Bureau County Illinois, USA
Feb. 12, 2008 Peoria Peoria County Illinois, USA
PEORIA - Thecla M. Aaron, 101, of Peoria passed away at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at St. Augustine Manor.
She was born Jan. 14, 1907, in Spring Valley, Ill., to Louis and Elizabeth Egel Brida. She married Frederick Aaron on July 1, 1930, in LaSalle. He passed away on Jan. 15, 1988, in Peoria.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Thomas and Joseph Aaron; three brothers; and two sisters.
She is survived by one daughter, Thecla (William) Keenan of Peoria; twin sons, Paul (Carol) Aaron of Chillicothe and Alan (Judith) Aaron of Peoria; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Thecla grew up and was educated in Mark, Ill., and at Hopkins Township High School in Granville, Ill. She also attended the business college in LaSalle, Ill., for three years.
She worked for 10 years at Westclox in LaSalle and later at Methodist Hospital in Peoria as registrar.
She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Bernard Church, with the Rev. Brian Brownsey officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with a scripture service at 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation will be 30 minutes before the Mass at the church. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Augustine Manor, 1301 NE Glendale, Peoria, IL 61603.