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Florence K. Brickner

9/17/1939 - 11/14/2019

Mapleton ~ Florence Kay Brickner, 80, of Mapleton, passed away at 5:55 p.m. Thursday, November 14, 2019 at her home.

Born September 17, 1939 in Peoria, she married Robert L. “Bob” Brickner on May 25, 1956 in Peoria. He survives.

Also surviving are two children, Steven (Candie) Brickner of Branson, Missouri and Janice Mize of Greenville, South Carolina; 3 grandchildren, Garrett Brickner, Corey (Philip) Hunt, and Stuart Mize; 2 great grandchildren, Paul and Julie Hunt.

Florence enjoyed fishing.

There will be no services. Cremation rites have been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes and Crematory in Pekin.

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