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Elizabeth Mayeur

June 28, 1917 February 8, 2012
Elizabeth Mayeur
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Elizabeth Mayeur died at her home in Pekin on February 8, 2012. She had been under the fine care of Vitas Hospice program. She was loved & cared for by her four sons, Richard (Carol) Mayeur of Lincoln, California; Stanley Mayeur of Pekin; Bradley (Paula) Mayeur of East Peoria; and Ronald Mayeur of Peoria. She had four grandsons, Blake Mayeur of Pekin; Wes (Jana) Mayeur of Morton; Greg (Julie) Mayeur of Sacramento; California and Jeff (Melanie) Mayeur of Portland, Oregon, Great grand children are Chloe Elizabeth, Lily Elizabeth, Ryan and Jackson. She also had many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends that she kept in close contact. She was born on June 28th, 1917 to Charles and Mae Hodgson in Tremont, IL. She had 5 brothers, Leslie, Jack, Raymond, Warren and Wayne and one sister Alberta Hodgson Naffziger. On June 3, 1937 she married Victor Mayeur in Tremont. He died in 1980. Her boys remember their mother & father cuddling on the couch every morning before Vic went to work. While raising her family of boys, she enjoyed singing with the Sweet Adeline’s, oil painting, china painting and carving small bird figures. She was very talented and has left many a treasure to family and friends. She loved nature and travel. Every summer, Vic & Elizabeth would load up the kids and head north for vacation. Mostly at Birchwood, Wisconsin. When Vic retired in 1971, the two of them traveled the United States in their camper for several years. Elizabeth saw the best in people, she loved going & doing, but most of all she loved her family & friends. She died on the same date, her beloved husband died 32 years earlier. There will be no visitation. Services will be at Tremont Baptist Church in Tremont at 11am on Saturday February 11, 2012. Cremation has been accorded. In lieu of flowers, donations are asked to be given to Miller Senior Center in Pekin.

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