Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Lanoue, 76, of East Peoria, passed away at 8:12 p.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
She was born March 28, 1940 in Peoria to Claude and Elizabeth Roloff Stewart. She married Gary D. Lanoue in Lacon by Rev. Edward Albert Lanoue on Dec. 9, 1956. Her husband survives.
Also surviving are six children, LeiAnn Lanoue of Tum Tum, WA, Lynette (Scot) Decker of Peoria, Chris (Lori) Lanoue of East Peoria, Michelle (Mike) Decroix of Washburn, John (Tricia) Lanoue of Metamora, Beth Lanoue of Washington; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Claude Stewart of Kickapoo; two sisters, Marty (Jim) Smith of Peoria, Becky (Ray) Kelch of Kickapoo; and her step-father, Roy Lemke of Kickapoo.
Betty was a homemaker who loved to cook, work in her herb garden and spend time with her family. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Cremation rites have been accorded with Private services to be held at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria at a later date. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to a charity of donor's choice.