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EAST PEORIA - Marie E. Desnoyers, 85, a resident of Rosewood Care Center, East Peoria, Ill., died there at 2:29 p.m. Monday July 4, 2016. She was formerly of Wheaton and Glen Ellyn, Ill.
The daughter of Harry and Browning (Hollister) Desnoyers, she was born Sept. 27, 1930, in Chicago, Ill.
Marie is survived by her niece, Aimee (Wayne) Bolt of East Peoria and her sister-in-law, Margery Desnoyers of East Peoria.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas Desnoyers, in 1977.
Marie worked at Chubb Insurance Co., in Chicago for many years, retiring in 1992 as a stenographer.
She was a former member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Glen Ellyn and the Apollo Chorus of Chicago.
Marie's family would like to thank the staff of Rosewood Care Center for the kindness and loving care she received while in their care.
Cremation will be accorded. Private burial of the cremated remains will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Green Bay, Wis.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, Ill. is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL. 61554.