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Edna D. Frisby

Edna D. Frisby
  • February 20, 1931 - April 14, 2017
  • East Peoria, Illinois

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EAST PEORIA ~ Edna Frisby, 86, of East Peoria, passed away at 11:20 a.m. Friday, April 14, 2017 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

Born February 20, 1931 in Puxico, MO to Clarence Clyde and Lula Lucretia (Chadd) McRill, she married Lewis Paul Frisby on July 7, 1951 in Detroit, MI. He died in 1988 in Washington, IL. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Donna Lynn Rabenau; one son, Donald Keith Frisby; three sisters, Lucille Morton, Carolyn Tuck and Imogene Graham and one brother, Clarence McRill.

Surviving are two daughters, Debra (Michael) Simmons of Mackinaw and Deann (Dale) Kuske of East Peoria; one son, Dennis (Julie) Frisby of Mackinaw; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Louise Barks of Arkansas and Barb (Tony) Scott of Fenton, MI and one brother, Paul (Monica) McRill of Warren, MI.

Edna had worked as a burr-bench operator at Caterpillar, Inc. in East Peoria for 22 years, retiring in 1990.

She loved to read, cook and watch General Hospital, along with a good cup of coffee. She also enjoyed crocheting and quilting.

Edna’s greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Days of Grace Fellowship in Morton, where her memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017. Pastor Randy Hall will officiate. There will be no visitation. Burial will be at a later date at Springdale Cemetery in Peoria.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home, 8630 Illinois State Route 91, Peoria, IL 61615.

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