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Marilyn A. "Sue" Tisdale

7/27/1937 - 9/27/2017

PEKIN ~ Marilyn “Sue” Tisdale, 80, of Pekin, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Pekin Manor. 

Born July 27, 1937 in Springfield to John and Dorothy (Montgomery) Sturm.  She married George Tisdale on October 10, 1957 in New Berlin, IL. 

Surviving are one son, Greg (Mary) Tisdale of Pekin; eight grandchildren, Shanon (Tom) Street of Peoria Heights, Shawn (Holly) McClure of Pekin, T.J. (Stephanie) Tisdale of Groveland, Jeremy Tisdale of Pekin, Ashley (Matt) Curry of Greenview, Melinda (Ron) Weigle, Derek Jackson and Sara (Wes) Hoyle all of Pekin. 

Sue was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and one daughter, Debbie Marshall. 

She was of the Lutheran faith. 

Sue worked as a ward clerk at Pekin Hospital for 38 years retiring in 2004.  She also handled two paper routes for the Pekin Times when her children were young. 

She loved to bake and cook, and cherished her collection of cook books.   Sue liked playing cards and bingo.   Sue was a St. Louis Cardinal fan and was a member of the Red Hat Society.  

There will be a memorial service from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 22, 2017 at the Pekin Moose Lodge 916.  Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin is in charge of arrangements. 

Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice Compassus, 2000 W. Pioneer Parkway, Suite 24, Peoria, IL 61615. 

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