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Virginia A. Creekmur

Virginia A. Creekmur
  • November 8, 1926 - September 29, 2016
  • Creve Coeur, Illinois

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CREVE COEUR ~ Virginia Ann Creekmur, 89, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 7:15 a.m. Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka surrounded by her family.

Born November 8, 1926 in Boiling Springs to George E. and Helen V. (Storer) Wilber, she married Darwin Dale Creekmur on June 15, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri.  He died December 10, 2015.  Also preceding her in death were her parents; three brothers, Junior, James and Carl; and one sister, Mary.

Surviving are two daughters, Shirley (Stu) Nack of East Peoria, Gloria (Gary) Smith of Morton; one son, Larry (Sharon) Creekmur of Pekin; seven grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; and one sister, Rosalind Lichtenwalter of Casper, Wyoming.

Virginia was a member of the First Baptist Church in Creve Coeur for over 60 years.  She had previously enjoyed serving as a Sunday School Secretary and working in Vacation Bible School.

She had worked as a beautician for 24 years, retiring in 1989.

Virginia loved going to church and quilting with the church ladies group.

The family would like to thank the staff at Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka and UnityPoint Hospice Care for their outstanding care they provided Virginia during this time.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur.  Pastor David Lynn will officiate.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral Saturday at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to First Baptist Church, 425 Rusche Avenue, Creve Coeur, IL 61610 or to Apostolic Christian Home, 610 West Cruger Avenue, Eureka, IL 61530.

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