Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

Doris Krahn, 82, of Chillicothe died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Proctor in Peoria.

Born March 28, 1931, in Moline to Clarence H. and Hilma Sall Larson, she married Clarence “Bud” Krahn on June 10, 1950, in Kewanee. He died Jan. 18, 2001.

She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Larry L. Larson and Ray Thurwanger; and one grandson.

Surviving are her daughters, Marilyn (Tom) Geltmaker of Chillicothe, Pam (Tracey) Baker of Bradford and Julie (Barry) Homes of Oregon, Wis.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Lewis C. (Donna) Larson of Galva; and one sister, Marlo Morrison of Kewanee.

Cremation has been accorded and private family graveside services will be held.

Memorials may be made to the ARK in Lacon in her name.

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

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