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 Esther B. Workman

Esther B. Workman

Fairview, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
Death 16 Dec 2001 (aged 86)
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Burial Hanna City, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 79572886 · View Source
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Esther Workman

Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) - Tuesday, December 18, 2001

HANNA CITY - Esther B. Workman , 86, formerly of Hanna City, died at 6:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, 2001, at Buehler Home in Peoria.

Born Aug. 13, 1915, in Fairview to William and Nellie Williams Hornback, she married Lem Wagner on Nov. 23, 1933, in Trivoli. He died May 1, 1963, in Hanna City.

She later married Thomas Workman on Dec. 24, 1967, in Bartonville. He died Oct. 4, 1987, in Peoria.

She also was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

Surviving are two daughters, Phyllis Wagner Sutton of Peoria and Susan Wagner Fairhead of Olympia, Wash.; two grandchildren; one sister, Helen Johnson of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews.

For a total of 32 years, she worked as a sales clerk for Peoria Dry Goods and Block & Kuhl, which became Carson Pirie Scott.

She was a member of the American Business Women's Association.

There will be no services or visitation. She donated her body to medical science. Arrangements are by Wilton Mortuary.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.




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