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Mae E. Ivey

1/30/1924 - 10/23/2019

PEORIA ~ Mae E. Ivey, 95, of Pekin, passed away at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Cornerstone Rehab & Health Care in Peoria Heights.
 
She was born January 30, 1924 in Milledgeville, Illinois to Walter and Ethel Schryver. 
 
Mae was one of twelve children and had been blessed with four children of her own who provided her with a very large and loving family whom she loved.
 
Her parents; two daughters and three siblings have preceded her in death.
 
She had been a member of First Christian Church in Pekin and she had volunteered at Pekin Hospital.

Mae had worked as a cocktail waitress at the Normandy Club for years.
 
She enjoyed raising African violets, watching hummingbirds and collecting owls.  She also loved dancing, taking long drives down by the river and sharing stories of her life.  Mae was a special woman in so many ways and has touched many of us in different ways.  She was loved and will be truly missed.
 
Per Mae’s wishes, there will be no service or visitation. Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Alzheimer's Association Central Illinois Chapter, 614 West Glen Avenue, Peoria, IL 61614

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

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