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PEKIN ~ Holly Sue (Helmig) Henderson, 56, of Pekin, passed away at 1:40 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born April 17, 1962 in Pekin to Don and Judy (Mulinax) Smith.

Surviving are her parents of Pekin; two daughters, Stephanie Kearney of Pekin and Shannon (Mitch) Grashoff of Manito; one son, Anthony Henderson of Pekin; five grandchildren, Zeke, Carson, Tristen, Camryn and Atticus; four sisters, Lori (Matt) Wallis of Delavan, Jill Reese, Wendy (Jeff) Logsdon, Taunya Drowns, all of Pekin and her significant other, Brandon Terrell of Topeka.

She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Dustin Englebrecht on September 7, 2009 in Mason City.

She had worked in manufacturing at Parker-Hannifin in Morton for 22 years.

A loving mother and grandmother, Holly enjoyed the outdoors, going kayaking, fishing and mushroom hunting.  She also enjoyed going for long rides.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Pastor James Terrell will officiate.  Visitation will be from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.

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