Jeanette Couri, age 85, of East Peoria, passed away Sunday March 15, 2015 at 9:39 a.m. at Unity Point Methodist in Peoria.

Jeanette Couri, age 85, of East Peoria, passed away Sunday March 15, 2015 at 9:39 a.m. at Unity Point Methodist in Peoria.

She was born Oct. 15, 1929 in Peoria to Thomas and Marianna (Mrad) Kouri. She married Thomas Couri May 4, 1948 in Peoria. He passed away April 10, 2010 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Bernard Kouri, and three sisters: Gladys Tony, Margaret LaHood, and Elizabeth Couri.

Survivors include two sons: Mike (Vickie) Couri of Washington, Bob (Kathy) Couri of Arvada, CO, eight daughters: Karen (Fred) Clark of Bartonville, Janice (Ray) Martin, and Tricia (Jeff) Lambrich both of East Peoria, Debra (Bill) Spears, Jeannine (George) Jacob, and Beth (Ed) Olehy, all of Peoria, Sue Couri of Springfield, IL, and Cindy (Lester) Behrends of Tiskilwa. She is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, one sister, Bernadine Anthony and three brothers: Louis (Delores) Kouri, Ed (Shirley) Kouri, and Gene (Cathy) Kouri.

Jeanette was a homemaker and longtime hostess at the Lariat Club in Peoria. She was a member of St. Monica’s Catholic Church in East Peoria. She was also a member of the St. Monica’s Ladies Guild, and the Itoo Society.

Jeanette was a mother not only to her family and to her extended family, but to everyone who knew her. She was a kind and loving soul. If you were fortunate enough to sit at her table, you never left hungry.

Visitation was Friday March 20, 2015, from 4 to 7 p.m., with a Rosary at 3:30 p.m., at the Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home in Peoria. A funeral mass was Saturday March 21, 2015, at 10 a.m. at St. Monica’s Catholic Church in East Peoria. There was an additional visitation one hour prior to the services on Saturday at the church.

Burial was in Resurrection Cemetery in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation or the Itoo Society.

Please view Jeanette’s obituary online at www.Woolsey-Wilton.com