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Beverly Jean Watkins

September 20, 1931 February 17, 2020
Beverly Jean Watkins
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Obituary for Beverly Jean Watkins

Beverly Jean Watkins, 88, of Pekin, a former longtime resident of Peoria, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020 at the OSF Richards L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

Born September 20,1931 at Proctor Hospital in Peoria to Henry and Margaret Schmitt. She married the late Paul J. Watkins on August 4, 1951 in Peoria.

She is survived by her two sons, Stephen of Pekin and Kent of Chicago; one granddaughter, Stephanie of Peoria and one son-in-law, Joseph Linhart of Chicago.

She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.

Beverly was a homemaker and an avid animal lover. She was a 50-year member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 908 West Hanssler Place, Peoria. The reverend Barry Long will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the time of services at the church. Burial will be at The Lutheran Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 908 West Hanssler Place, Peoria, IL 61604, or TAPS Animal Shelter, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.

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Visitation

Saturday

22

Feb

10:00 AM 2/22/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/22/2020 11:00:00 AM
Mount Calvary Lutheran Church

908 West Hanssler Place
Peoria, IL 61604

Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
908 West Hanssler Place Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Services

Saturday

22

Feb

11:00 AM 2/22/2020 11:00:00 AM
Mount Calvary Lutheran Church

908 West Hanssler Place
Peoria, IL 61604

Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
908 West Hanssler Place Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lutheran Cemetery Final Resting Place

914 South Pleasant Street
Peoria, Illinois 61604

914 South Pleasant Street Peoria 61604 Illinois
United States
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