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Denise L. Zehr

April 15, 1959 — August 6, 2017

Denise L. Zehr

DENISE L. ZEHR
MORTON - Denise L. Zehr, 58, of Morton, passed away Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Denise was born April 15, 1959, in Peoria, to Robert and Arabell (LaCock) Slater. She married Craig Zehr on Dec. 20, 1986 in Morton.
Surviving are her husband, Craig, of Morton; three daughters, Susan (Raymond) Heath of Morton, Sara Zehr of East Peoria, and Joanna Zehr of Morton; three granddaughters, Alisha, Emma and Elisa; and one great-granddaughter, Isabella. Denise is also survived by one brother, Ron (Joline) Slater of Peoria; two sisters, Chris (Jesse) Whitman of East Peoria and Lisa (Cliff) Gauwitz of Pekin; and seven nephews and one niece.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister-in-law, Sharon Slater.
Denise was a dedicated and loving homemaker.
She took great pride in gardening and loved spending time with her family.
Denise attended Zion Evangelical United Methodist Church on Cole Hollow Road in Pekin.

Cremation rites have been accorded.
Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Following the visitation, a Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m., at the funeral home, with Pastor Ed Newlan officiating.

Memorials may be made to Zion Evangelical United Methodist Church.

Visitation

AUG 12. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550

Celebration of Life

AUG 12. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550
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