Christine L. Denbo, 54, of Washington, passed away at 7:20 pm Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
She was born Aug. 25, 1963 in Wahiawa Oahu, Hawaii to George and Ruth Clark Smith.
Surviving are her mother, Ruth Smith of Lacon; son, Jay (Tina) Denbo of MN and their daughter, Aubrey; daughter, Katie Denbo of Washington; brother, John (Denise) Smith of Lacon; 2 sisters, Violet Gerardo of Lacon, Lavina (Harvey) Fyke of Peoria; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father.
Christine worked at the Cornerstone Inn in Washington for 6 years. She was affiliated with the Heartland Festival Orchestra, the Illinois Historical Society, the American Legion Auxiliary, and numerous bed and breakfast associations. Her biggest focus was her family and friends. She was most proud of her family, and embraced her role as a mother, daughter, sister, and grandmother. Anyone who had the pleasure of meeting her felt her love and warmth through her beaming personality.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home or to Illinois Cancer Care.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial visitation will be from 4 to 6 pm Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington. Private Graveside services will be at Lacon City Cemetery.
OCT 12. 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory - Washington
2075 Washington Road
Washington, IL, US, 61571