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Laura S. Malin

6/16/1967 - 8/2/2018

MAPLETON ~ Laura Sue Malin, 51, of Mapleton, passed away at 4:51 a.m. Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Emergency Room in Peoria.

Born June 16, 1967 in Peoria to John William and Donna Sue (Darst) Marmion, she married Timothy Dale Malin on May 7, 1988 in Bartonville.

Surviving are her husband, Tim Malin of Mapleton; father and step-mother, Jack and Dorothy Marmion of Bowling Green, Florida; one daughter, Jessica (Chad Cunningham) Strube of Mapleton; one son, Kyle Malin of Mapleton; two grandsons, Jacob Strube and Colton Strube; one sister, Anita (James) Kinney of Apopka, Florida; and two brothers, Kenneth (Carolyn) Marmion of Pekin and Rodney Marmion of Bartonville.  Also surviving are two special boys, Austin Cunningham and Ethan Cunningham, who she thought of as grandsons.

She was preceded in death by her mother and one son, Tyler Malin.

Laura was a 1985 graduate of Limestone Community High School in Bartonville.

A homemaker, Laura enjoyed helping care for her grandsons.  She will be remembered for always being there with a helping hand.  Her family and her grandsons meant the world to her.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  The Rev. James McClarey will officiate.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Mapleton.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Beau Grant Foundation, 3300 North Biltmore Avenue, Peoria, IL 61604.

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