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Lois R. Zaayenga DeFrates

Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Death 21 Sep 1996 (aged 79)
Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Burial Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 177508954 · View Source
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Lois R. DeFrates, 79, of 1213 Margaret St. died Saturday, Sept. 21, 1996, at Pekin Hospital.

Born June 8, 1917, in Pekin to Emil and Mae Albee Zaayenga, she married Robert J. DeFrates on June 25, 1943, in Pekin. He died Jan. 18, 1985. One sister, one brother and one half sister also preceded her in death.

Surviving are one son, Joel of Manito; one sister, Mrs. Melvin (Blanche) Dunkel, and one brother, Merle Zaayenga, both of Pekin.

Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens.

Condensed from the obituary published in the Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Sept. 22, 1996

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lois R. Zaayenga DeFrates (8 Jun 1917–21 Sep 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177508954, citing Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Stephen Cantrell (contributor 48212706) .