Paula Ann Hedden
Paula Ann Hedden
  • March 1, 1950 - February 21, 2014
  • Chillicothe, Illinois

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Paula Ann Hedden, age 63, of Chillicothe, passed away Friday Feb. 21, 2014 at 2:25 p.m. at her home. She was born March 1, 1950 in Peoria to Paul and Ruth (Knoblauch) March. She married Ron Hedden Jan. 24, 1968 in Chillicothe. He survives along with her father, Paul March of Mossville, her mother-in-law, Lois (Hedden) Breese of Chillicothe,  six children: Lisa (James) Milliken of Chillicothe, Tracy (Sean) Scheeler of Chillicothe, Karen Hedden of Green Bay, WI, Wendy Dietrich of Chillicothe, Will (Amy) Hedden of Chillicothe, Nick (Stefanie) Hedden of Chillicothe, ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, three sisters: Joanne (Edward) Falkenthal of Lacon, Mary (Terry) Hill of Chillicothe, Angie McIntyre of Chillicothe, one sister-in-law, Brenda (Jim) Fennell of Chillicothe, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth March, one brother, Billy March, one brother-in-law, Donald McIntyre, Jr, and her father-in-law, Gerald Hedden. Paula was a member of St. Edwards Catholic Church. A funeral mass will be Saturday March 1, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Chillicothe. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Davison-Fulton Anderson Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in Chillicothe City Cemetery followed by a celebration of Paula's life back at the church for family and friends. Memorials may be made to Rescue 33 Community Foundation. Please view Paula's obituary online at