1930 - 2017

Eleanor Neikirk 86, of Pekin, passed away at 9 p.m. Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Villas of Holly Brook in Pekin.

Eleanor was born Dec. 4, 1930, in Peoria to Victor and Helen Glunz Judson. She married Wilbur “Bud” Neikirk Nov. 10, 1951, in Pekin. He passed away Oct. 19, 1989.

Also preceding her in death were her parents; one sister, Edythe Judson; and one nephew, Kevin Lutz.

She is survived by one daughter, Marcia Neikirk of Pekin; one son, Scott (Kelly) Neikirk of Pekin; two sisters, Ann (Kenneth) Lutz of Delavan and Marietta Wells of Pekin; and two nieces and one nephew.

Eleanor was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church (Sand Prairie) Green Valley.

Private services will be held with the Rev. Chris Sansom officiating. Burial will be in Sand Prairie Cemetery Green Valley.

Memorial contributions may be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Church (Sand Prairie), 13443 Townline Road, Green Valley, IL 61534.

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