Estelle Bower Conaway

Peoria Journal Star, Sunday, May 6, 2001
Submitted by Barbara Miroslaw 


TOULON - Estelle M. Conaway, 93, of Toulon Health Care Center died there at 12:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2001.

Born Oct. 25, 1907, in Nabb, Ind., to David O. and Ida Stricker Bower, she married Earl H. Williams on Nov. 19, 1926, in Wyoming. He died July 4, 1965.

She later married Everett Conaway on March 1, 1969, in Pekin. He died April 18, 1988.

She also was preceded in death by one daughter, Doris Arganbright; one son, Dean Williams; one sister; three brothers; and two grandsons.

Surviving are one daughter, Norma Schroeder of Granite City; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Grace Clapp and Ruth Hollaway, both of New Washington, Ind.; and one brother, Robert Bower of New Washington.

She was a member of Pekin United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at DeBolt-Kidd Funeral Home, where visitation will be one hour before services. The Rev. Paul Wier will officiate. Burial will be in Toulon Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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