Iris Ryan

Iris M. Ryan, 83, of Peoria died at 11:41 a.m. Sunday, April 18, 2004, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria.

She was born Nov. 2, 1920, in Table Grove, a daughter of Foster E. and Mary L. Carithers Bottenberg.

She is survived by one daughter, Susan (and Paul) Shrout of Metamora; one grandson; two stepgranddaughters; and one brother, William Bottenberg of Metamora.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

She was an accounting clerk for Peoria City/County Health Department, retiring in 1987 after 37 years of service.

She was a former member and treasurer for the Peoria Hammond Organ Club, a member of the Orpheus Club and an active member of the Peoria AARP. She was a Red Cross volunteer and former Peoria County election judge.

Services were held Thursday at Grace & Peace Lutheran Church in Peoria with Rev. O. Wayne Shelksohn officiating. Interment was at American Mausoleum in Peoria. Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home in Peoria was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati OH 45250-0301.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/28/2004

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