Vanessa Baer

Vanessa BaerVanessa Lea Baer, 56, of Peoria died Feb. 14, 2016, at Unity Point Methodist Hospital in Peoria.

She was born July 21, 1959, in Havana, a daughter of James R. and Rose M. Skiles Baer of Rushville.

Surviving are her parents; one sister, Ann Margaret (and Harry) Wyman of East Peoria; three brothers, Joseph Baer and Phillip (and Robin) Baer, both of Peoria, and Jon (and Pam) Baer of Sparks, Nev.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 13, at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. Greg Fish officiating. Inurnment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the services.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/11/2016


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