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Sharon L. Ritchie

4/25/1953 - 12/27/2019

PEKIN ~ Sharon L. Ritchie, 66, of Pekin, passed away Friday, December 27, 2019 at her home.

She was born April 25, 1953 in Pekin to Floyd and Betty Jane (Morris) Hall.

Surviving are her mother of Kissimmee, Florida; one son, Steven (Chana Gardner) Donaldson and Carie Adamczyk, both of Pekin; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one step grandchild; two sisters, Merrill Faux of Pekin and Diana Cole of St. Cloud, Florida; one brother, Roger (Maggie) Hall of Pekin; many nieces and nephews; aunts and cousins.  She also leaves her beloved dog, Daisy.

She was preceded in death by her father and two husbands, Steven Donaldson and Thomas Ritchie.

She enjoyed fishing and watching television.

There will be no services or visitation.  Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.   Inurnment will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Pekin at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, Illinois  61554.

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