Obituary of Mary Vera Slane
Princeville - Mary Vera Slane, 77, of Princeville, died 10:35 a.m. Thursday, October 7, 2004 , at Proctor Hospital , Peoria .
Born September 23, 1927 , in Princeville , Illinois , the daughter of Wilber P. and Rosa Nettie Lawrence Slane.
Surviving are 2 sisters, Josephine Slane of Princeville , IL , and Susan Schertz of Peoria Heights , IL ; and half-sister, Elza Peck of Peoria , IL . Her parents preceded her in death.
She worked as a telephone operator for General Telephone in Princeville, and later she worked for Princeville State Bank, for 39 years, retiring as Assistant Cashier in 1993.
She was a Life Charter member of the Historical Association of Princeville, where she served as Treasurer. She also was a member of the Peoria Historical Society, Peoria County Old Settlers, Peoria County Farm Bureau, and a 65-year member of First Presbyterian Church, Princeville, where she served as Treasurer for several years.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 11, 2004 , at her church. Rev. Harry Losey will officiate. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, October 10, 2004 , at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, Princeville. Burial will be in Princeville Cemetery , Princeville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Historical Association of Princeville or Akron/Princeville Ambulance Service.
Hammitt-Hott Funeral Home, Princeville, is in charge of arrangements.
Hammitt-Hott Funeral Home (John Edenburn ) 309-385-4414
Joseph B. Hott - Funeral Director/Embalmer
Bert Haskell Jr. - Funeral Director/Embalmer
Mary DeBord - Administrative Assistant
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