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Darlene "Susie" Perdue

March 22, 1946 — August 31, 2020

Darlene "Susie" Perdue

EAST PEORIA – Darlene M. “Susie” Perdue, 74, of East Peoria, passed away on Monday, August 31, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria.

She was born on March 22, 1946, in Peoria, Ill., to Charles and Mary (Ernst) Miller.

Surviving are two sons, Dearl McKinney, Jr. of Peoria, and Dennis McKinney of East Peoria; three grandchildren, Dennis McKinney, Jr., Erin McKinney, and Daniel McKinney.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

She owned and operated Susie’s Hot Dogs in Morton for 33 years.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, and from 9 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, prior to the service, both at the funeral home. Social distancing guidelines will be observed during the visitation and funeral service and masks are required.  Burial will be at Roberts Cemetery in Morton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Morton Memorials, 140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550, with her name in the memo, to be used for a grave monument.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.knappjohnson.com

To send flowers to the family in memory of Darlene "Susie" Perdue, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

5:00 - 7:00pm

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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Visitation

Thursday, September 10, 2020

9:00 - 10:00am

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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Funeral Service

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Starts at 10:00am

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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