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HAVANA ~ Delores Adele Bong, 86, of Havana, formerly of Pekin, passed away at 10:23 a.m. Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at her daughter’s home.

Born April 7, 1931 in Pekin to Roy and Hazel (White) Callaway, she married Harry Bong on December 26, 1948 in Pekin.  He died on February 3, 2010 in Pekin.  Also preceding her in death are her parents; one infant daughter, Rita and two brothers, William Callaway and Franklin Callaway.

Surviving are two sons, Tim Bong of Pekin, Michael (Tammy) Bong of DeLand, Florida; two daughters, Terri (Jerry) Lenart of Ruskin, Florida, Lori (Rory) O’Brien of Havana; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Delores enjoyed reading, playing cards and Bingo, painting and ceramics.

Her graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Glendale Memorial Gardens Mausolem in Pekin. Pastor Judy Doyle will officiate.  Cremation rites will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to OSF Hospice, 2265 West Altorfer Lane, Peoria, IL 61615 or to Easter Seals Central Illinois, 507 East Armstrong Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603-3197

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com