Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013

Judith Marie Stahl, 72, of Chillicothe died at home on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.

Born March 30, 1940, to Earl and Cola (Chick) Johnson, she married Donald Stahl on Feb. 2, 1968. He survives.

Surviving are seven children, Kenneth Baker of Texas, Rodney (Cheryl) Baker of Chillicothe, Theresa (Donald) Miller of East Peoria, Donald (Ashley) Stahl of Tennessee, Donna (Tommy) Harvey of Creve Coeur, Kevin Stahl of Creve Coeur and Corinna McClendon of Peoria; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 13 siblings and two grandchildren.

She retired from the mailroom at Illinois Central College in 1996, moving to Florida. She and her husband spent 10 years there before returning to the Peoria area.

A celebration of her life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Eastside Bible Church, 1330 W. Jefferson St., Morton, with the Rev. Steve Weber officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to TAPS in her memory.

The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co., Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements.

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