Delores Theresa Meischner

August 28, 1929 ~ March 13, 2020 (age 90)


Delores Theresa Meischner, 90, of East Peoria, IL died at 6:35 am Friday, March 13, 2020 at Generations at Riverview in East Peoria. Born on August 28, 1929 in Ladd, IL to Frank and Theresa Gualandri Giacoletti, she married Virgil Lyle Meischner on May 3, 1947 in East Peoria. He preceded her in death on January 19, 2015 in Peoria, IL. Surviving are 2 sons; Kenneth L. (Mary) Meischner and Ronald (Suzanne) Meischner, both of East Peoria, IL, 4 grandchildren; Michelle (Mike) McKie of Morton, IL, Christopher (Sarah) Meischner of Washington, IL, Brian (Devin) Meischner of Frisco, TX, and Thomas (Courtney) Meischner of Dunlap, IL, 7 great-grandchildren; Alex, Zachary, Hailey, Gabrielle, Madelyn, Blake and Addison, and 1 brother, Ray (Alice) Giacoletti of East Peoria, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Delores had various jobs, with the most fulfilling being her cafeteria work at Illinois Central College in East Peoria for more than 15 years. She was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in East Peoria. Services will be private with burial at Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to her church.

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