Virginia M. Laible

April 2, 1927 ~ January 6, 2018 (age 90)
Virginia M. (Tiezzi) Laible, 90, of Washburn, passed away at 12:30pm Saturday January 6, 2018 at Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.

She was born April 2, 1927 in Farmington to Torquato and Camilla (Baccheschi) Tiezzi. She married Elwood Laible on October 8, 1955 in Peoria; he preceded her in death in 2011.

Surviving are her children, Rev. Jeffrey Laible of Lincoln, Terry Laible of Washburn, and Sherry (Michael) Laible-White of Pekin; grandson, Matthew Simpkins; great-grandchildren, Mariah and Matthew; and siblings, Elda Graves and Shirley Kellerstrass.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Joseph, Nick and Guido Tiezzi; and sisters, Anne Tiezzi, Ella West, Verna Grabinger, Louise Bonikowski, Donna Tiezzi, Nina Gray, and Hazel Catteau.

Virginia worked for Caterpillar for many years. She loved sports and was a member of the Dieselettes softball and basketball teams while employed at Cat. She also enjoyed following the Cubs and Bradley Basketball. She was proud of her Italian heritage and loved cooking great Italian food. In keeping with that heritage, she cherished time spent with family. Virginia loved ballroom dancing with her husband and traveling with him during their retirement.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30am Wednesday January 10, 2018 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Peoria. Father Jeffrey Laible will officiate. Visitation will from 6-8:00pm Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington, with a prayer service at 5:30pm. Entombment will be at Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Parish School school.
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Cemetery Details

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum
7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL,

Prayer Service

JAN 9. 05:30 PM

Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory - Washington

2075 Washington Road

Washington, IL, US, 61571


JAN 9. 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory - Washington

2075 Washington Road

Washington, IL, US, 61571

Funeral Mass

JAN 10. 10:30 AM

Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N. Sterling Ave.

Peoria, IL, US, 61615

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