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Linda R. (Smith) Shue

9/15/1943 - 1/15/2018

PEKIN ~ Linda Rae (Smith) Shue, 74 of Pekin, passed away at 9:22 a.m. Monday, January 15, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. 

Born September 15, 1943 in Peoria to Frank and Reatha (Trotter) Smith, she married Jerry Shue on August 24, 1985 in Pekin.  He survives.

Also surviving are one son, Robert (Kay) Crawford of Dell City, OK; two daughters, Jeannie (Les) Avery and Reatha (Al) Teuerle, both of Pekin; seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one grandson, Matthew John Avery in November, 1989 in Pekin; two brothers and one sister.

Linda had served in the United States Army.

She had worked for Cobbler Corner in Pekin as a cook, last working in October, 1989.

A loving grandmother, Linda loved spending time with her grandchildren.  She also enjoyed doing plastic canvas work; doing puzzles and watching television.

Private family inurnment of cremated remains will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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