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Posted by: Pamela Villafuerte (ID *****7708) Date: November 30, 2002 at 16:00:21
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OBITUARY: MRS. DUBUIS, WIDOW OF FIRST PARK SUPT., IS TAKEN BY DEATH Mrs. Fannie L. DUBUIS of Proctor Endowment home, widow of O. F. DUBUIS, first superintendent of Peoria parks, passed away this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fannie D. MEYER, Havana, Ill. She was 82 years of age. Mrs. DUBUIS, who had gone to visit her daughter in Havana, was taken ill a few days ago. She was born in Sacremento, Cal., April 30, 1852 and became a resident of the Proctor home April 4, 1924. Her husband, who died a number of years ago, planned the original group of Peoria parks and landscaped Glen Oak park. The sermon at his funeral was preached by Eugene F. BALDWIN, founder of the Peoria Star. Funeral services will be announced later by Winselers. Burial will be in Springdale cemetery. (SOURCE>Peoria County newspaper, 28 October 1934-Peoria Star?)

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