Peoria, IL – Mildred L. Pitsch, 93, of Peoria, passed away at 6:45a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at Liberty Village Manor Court in Peoria.;She was born on Dec. 22, 1920, in Peoria to Harry and Josephine (Streitmatter) Lewis. She married Paul G. Pitsch on June 23, 1957, in Peoria. He survives.;Also surviving are one sister, Margaret Rita Rosenberg of Washington, and two nieces, Joan Barnes and Janet Olson. She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and three brothers.;She worked at Boss Gloves and later was a housewife and worked in her husband’s business, Pitsch’s Sausage Shop.;Services will be private with burial in Parkview Cemetery in Peoria. Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria is in charge of arrangements.;Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Central Illinois, 606 W. Glen Ave., Peoria, IL 61614.