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Irma Gretchen Fawley, 89, of Peoria passed away at 11:15 pm Monday, April 17, 2017 at Unity Point Methodist Medical Center with her family by her side.
She was born on May 5, 1927 in Havana, IL the daughter of Henry and Hannah Walbaum Stelter. She married James Fawley on March 6, 1955.
Irma is survived by her husband of 62 years; three daughters, Mary ( Bill, deceased) Miller of Bartonville, Nancy (Jon) Holmes of Houston, TX, and Betsy (Jeff) Stout of Bloomington; one son, Steve (Laurie) Fawley of Bartonville; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, one sister, and five brothers.
Irma was a lifelong Lutheran. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church. For over 25 years, she volunteered at The Church Mouse and worked with the quilting and braille groups.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Friday, April 21, 2017 at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Visitation will be two hours prior to services. Pastor Ted Benson will officiate.
Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church or The Heart Association.
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