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Esther M. McBride

July 5, 1928 — December 8, 2020

Esther M. McBride

Esther M. McBride, 92, of East Peoria, passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at her home.

She was born on July 5, 1928 in Lockbourne, Ohio, to Jacob and Blanche (Dum) Schieser. She married Lawrence R. McBride in Columbus, Ohio, in August 1949. He preceded her in death on June 8, 2006. She was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Surviving are her children, Richard (Cathie Crawford) McBride of Peoria, Carolyn (Gifford) Rodine of Prescott Valley, Ariz., and Robert (Diane) McBride of East Peoria; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Esther was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Morton, where a private family Mass of Christian burial will be held, with Msgr. Gerald Ward officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Lockbourne, Ohio.

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

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Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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