In memory of
Barbara Kay Peake
In memory of
Barbara Kay Peake
SPRINGFIELD - Barbara Kay Peake, 65, Springfield, died at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield. She was born Dec. 27, 1954, in Peoria and was adopted at 8 months old by Joseph A. and Jean Ann (Beck) Peake of Galesburg. She grew up on Beecher Avenue in Galesburg. Surviving are a sister, Rebecca A. (and Paul) Blystone of Great Falls, Montana; three nephews; a niece; four grand-nephews and a grand-niece. Barbara graduated from Galesburg High School in 1972 and Illinois State University in 1983 with a degree in history. That love of history led to many trips to visit historical sites. She especially enjoyed visiting our nation's capital. She was an office coordinator for the Illinois Department of Human Services in Springfield until her retirement in December 2019. She was a member of the Catholic Diocese of Springfield and enjoyed attending Mass at the cathedral. She enjoyed knitting, craft shows and traveling. She was looking forward to more international travel following her retirement, with a trip to Europe at the top of her list. Cremation will be accorded. A memorial graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at St. Joseph Cemetery, Galesburg. Deacon Michael Crummer will officiate. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service Galesburg Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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Galesburg, IL 61401
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In memory of
Barbara Kay Peake
SPRINGFIELD - Barbara Kay Peake, 65, Springfield, died at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield. She was born Dec. 27, 1954, in Peoria and was adopted at 8 months old by Joseph A. and Jean Ann (Beck) Peake of Galesburg. She grew up on Beecher Avenue in Galesburg. Surviving are a sister, Rebecca A. (and Paul) Blystone of Great Falls, Montana; three nephews; a niece; four grand-nephews and a grand-niece. Barbara graduated from Galesburg High School in 1972 and Illinois State University in 1983 with a degree in history. That love of history led to many trips to visit historical sites. She especially enjoyed visiting our nation's capital. She was an office coordinator for the Illinois Department of Human Services in Springfield until her retirement in December 2019. She was a member of the Catholic Diocese of Springfield and enjoyed attending Mass at the cathedral. She enjoyed knitting, craft shows and traveling. She was looking forward to more international travel following her retirement, with a trip to Europe at the top of her list. Cremation will be accorded. A memorial graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at St. Joseph Cemetery, Galesburg. Deacon Michael Crummer will officiate. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service Galesburg Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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1070 West Fremont Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
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