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Denise Andrews

July 28, 1951 — October 9, 2022

Morton

Denise Andrews

MORTON – Denise R. Andrews, 71, of Morton, passed away Sunday, October 9, 2022, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on July 28, 1951, in Peoria, to Samuel “Raymond” and Dolores (Wagner) Franco. She married Michael Andrews on February 24, 1973, in Las Vegas, Nev.

She is survived by her husband, Michael of Morton; one daughter, Megan Andrews of Morton; one sister, Karen (Michael) Haarman of Louisville, Ky.; three nieces and nephews, Justin Haarman, Derek Haarman and Nicole (Brandon) Combs.

Denise was preceded in death by her parents.

She worked for Caterpillar Inc. for 35 years in their human resource department.

Denise was an angel. She was a wonderful mother and wife and loving sister. Denise was proud to be an Italian and Catholic.

She loved to travel and shop. Denise never met a stranger and was blessed to live life to her fullest. She was a big Kentucky basketball fan.

Denise was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Morton, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 noon on Friday, October 14, 2022, with Msgr. Gerald Ward officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, October 13, 2022, at the church. Further visitation will be held and from 11 to 11:45 a.m. on Friday, October 14, at the church prior to the service. Burial will be at Roberts Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Morton.

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

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

To send flowers to the family in memory of Denise Andrews, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, October 13, 2022

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

1020 S. First Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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Visitation

Friday, October 14, 2022

11:00 - 11:45am (Central time)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

1020 S. First Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 14, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm (Central time)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

1020 S. First Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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