Elizabeth DeVlieger


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Posted Online: Feb. 19, 2013, 5:31 pm
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Elizabeth Marie DeVlieger, 88, of Kewanee, died Feb. 14, 2013, at her home.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic, Kewanee, with visitation 9 a.m. to services. Burial is at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Kewanee. Arrangements are by Rux, Kewanee.
She was born July 17, 1924. She married Bruno DeVlieger in 1956. He died in 1986.
Surviving are nephews, Darwin Bral, Kewanee, Rick Bral, Hopedale; great-nieces and -nephews, Jeffrey, Andrew, Elizabeth, Jonathon, Alexis, Michelle, Kristen; and a great-great-nephew.












 



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