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Mary Lou Saal Adams

Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Death 20 Oct 2007 (aged 82)
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Burial Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 22489131 · View Source
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PEORIA - Mary Lou Adams, 82, of Peoria passed away at 11:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at Proctor Hospital.

She was born Oct. 21, 1924, in Pekin, Ill., to Carl and Isabelle Arnold Saal.

Surviving are three children, J. Michael (Susan) Adams of Morristown, N.J., and Mary Carla Grube and Drew Adams, both of Peoria; three grandchildren, Benjamin Adams of Philadelphia, Pa., Jennifer Grube of Chicago and Lisa Nutter of Tucson, Ariz.; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Irwin Saal; and one sister, Helen McGrath.

Mary Lou was a writer for the Peoria Times Observer, last working as a freelance writer. She also taught art classes at Lakeview, where she sold many pieces of art.

She attended St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and was a volunteer for the Salvation Army and Rosewood Care Center.

A funeral service will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at Resurrection Mausoleum Chapel, with the Rev. Jason Gray officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with a memorial service at 6:30 p.m. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fraternal Order of Eagles or Alzheimer's Memorial Fund, 1704 S. East Lane, Peoria, IL 61605.





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  • Added: 27 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22489131
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