Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory

Iva A. Pulis

6/4/1937 - 10/12/2017

PEKIN ~ Iva Ann “Ivy” Pulis, 80, of Pekin, passed away at 8:40 a.m. Thursday, October 12, 2017 at UnityPoint Health-Pekin.

Born June 4, 1937 in Highland, MO to Vincent and Marie (Whistler) Prost, she married Robert N. Pulis on January 25, 1986 in Pekin. He survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Patty (Brett) Rien of Corinth, TX; one son, Don (Connie) Gisi of Cocoa, FL; four grandchildren, Audra (Clint) Ressel, James (Jess) Pulis, Josh Gisi and Brittany Gisi; one great-granddaughter, Abigail Ressel and two sisters, Nina Wilson and Velma (Lloyd) Wingerter.

Iva was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Vikki Gisi and two sisters, Audra Prost and Doris Besand.

She had worked for J & J Cleaners in Pekin and Morton for 25 years, retiring in 2015.

Iva enjoyed sewing, working, spending time with her friends and taking care of her grandchildren.

She formerly attended Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Pekin.

Her graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, October 16, 2017 at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. Pastor John Plunkett will officiate.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 TAPS Ln., Pekin, IL 61554.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com

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