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Andrea Brown

1/28/1989 - 10/1/2019

CREVE COEUR ~ Andrea “Andi” Lynn Brown, 30, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 1 a.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at her home.

She was born January 28, 1989 in Bloomington to Michael and Terry (Funk) Brown. 

Surviving are her parents of Pekin; two daughters, Krystiana Rose Giles and Shaylynn Rae Giles, both of Pekin; two sisters, Amanda Brown of Pekin and Taylor (Cory Lambie) Brown of Creve Coeur; maternal grandparents, Rosalie (Vaughn Monti) Hagaman of Creve Coeur and Robert (Jane) Funk of Peoria and several aunt's, uncles, cousins and nephews.

Andi was a 2007 graduate of Pekin Community High School.

She had worked as a waitress at Mike’s Cobbler Corner Family Restaurant in Pekin, Logan’s Roadhouse in East Peoria and Woody’s Family Restaurant in Groveland. She last worked at SC2 in Bartonville.

Andi loved going to garage sales with her grandparents, listening to music, drawing and writing in her journal. Her greatest love was her two daughters.

She attended Bridgeway Community Church in Pekin.

Her funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Pastor Linsy Stockham will officiate. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service. Cremation will follow the service and inurnment will be at Prairie Haven Cemetery in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be given to Busey Bank for an account established for her children, located at 33 South 4th Street, Pekin, Illinois 61554.

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