PEKIN ~ Joan Susan “Sue” VanWinkle, 67, of Pekin, passed away at 11:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at Pekin Hospital.
She was born June 3, 1943 in St. Louis to John and Geraldine (Frillman) Judge.
Surviving are 1 son, John (Dallison) VanWinkle of Pekin; 2 daughters, Gail Milsteadt and Valerie (Duane) Serck, both of Pekin; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; 1 brother, Tom (Carolyn) Judge of Texas and 2 sisters, Colleen Riley of Canton and Cheryl (Pat) Mullen of Ohio.
She was preceded in death by 1 brother.
Sue had worked for Caterpillar, Inc. for many years.
She was of the Catholic faith.
Sue enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, gardening and reading. She was also a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Bears.
A private memorial service will be held. Cremation will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 3000 Kelly Lane, Springfield, IL 62711-6226
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