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Dollie J. Sharp

2/14/1941 - 9/8/2020

PEKIN ~ Dollie Jean Sharp, 79, of Pekin, passed away at 11:10 p.m. Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Pekin Manor.

Born February 14, 1941 in Redwood Falls, Minnesota to Samuel and Edith Westerhouse, she married Dennis Sharp on October 13, 1958. He survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Sherrie (Dave) Fulton of Pekin; three sons, Gene (Tracy) Sharp of Glasford, David (Sue) Sharp of Pekin, Steven Sharp of Florida; five grandchildren, Tyler, Haley, Grayson, Nichole, and Isabella; and two great-grandchildren, Sophie and Everett.

She also leaves behind several life-long friends, Donald DeGroot, and James and Phyllis Todd.

A homemaker, Dollie enjoyed baking and camping. She loved classic cars and attending car shows and motorcycle events with family. Dollie formerly lived in Florida for 22 years.

There will be no services and cremation will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.

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