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Shirley B. Christianson

2/23/1943 - 1/2/2019

PEORIA ~ Shirley B. Christianson, 75, of Peoria, passed away at 8:34 a.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at her home.

She was born February 23, 1943 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri to Harmon and Grace (Brown) James.

Shirley is survived by one daughter, Sheryl Fielder of Peoria; one son, Michael (Tammy) Sullivan of Garden Grove, California; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister and four brothers.

She had attended the Sunnyland Church of the Nazarene.

A homemaker, Shirley had worked for Baxter Bentley Healthcare Corporation in Irvine, California in a clean room as an assembler of custom heart surgery packs until 1984.  This was something she had been extremely proud of.

She had enjoyed doing puzzles, playing games, particularly game night at church.  She also loved traveling and had traveled worldwide, including Egypt, Turkey, Italy and Spain to name a few.  She had raised Toy Poodles and Siberian Huskies.

There will be no services or visitation.  Cremation will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.   

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