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Wilma J. Meyer

3/23/1926 - 3/15/2020

PEKIN ~ Wilma Jean Meyer, 93, of Pekin, passed away at 2:22 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Timbercreek Rehab and Health Care in Pekin.

Born March 23, 1926 in Pekin to Baldus and Julia (Helmig) Westervelt, she married Weldon Meyer.

Surviving are one son, Timothy (Brunhilde) Meyer of Pekin; two daughters, Paula (Rich) Phillips of Brainerd, Minnesota and Cheryl of Florida and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one infant daughter and two brothers.

She was a homemaker.

Wilma was of the Catholic faith.

Private graveside services will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin.  There will be no visitation.  Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

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

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