November 25, 1940 - December 6, 2018
Wanda J. Uphoff, 78, of East Peoria died at 9:15 PM on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria surrounded by her family. She was born on November 25, 1940 in Ballard County, KY to Hubert and Hattie (Morrison) Matlock. She married Wendell R. Uphoff on November 06, 2004 in Ft. Madison, IA. He preceded her in death on October 23, 2017. Wanda is survived by 2 daughters Sheila K. White and Shelly Lynn both of Peoria; 3 sons James Kelly Lynn of Peoria, Brian K. (Sheri) Lynn of Danvers and Terry D. (Joyce) Lynn of Trivoli; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters Linda (William) Lynn of Plant City, FL, Brenda (Ron) Durbin of Fortville, IN, and Joyce Ibbatson of Columbus, GA; and 2 brothers Ted (Vanessa) Matlock of Paducah, KY and Jack (Willie) Matlock of East Peoria. She was preceded in death by her husband Wendell; 2 brothers Hubert Matlock Jr. and William Matlock; 4 sisters Mary Ball, Betty Sue, Ina Kiser and Patsy Thompson; 1 daughter-in-law Hillary Lynn; and 2 great-grandchildren. Wanda graduated Ballard Memorial High School in 1958. She then graduated cosmetology school. Finally, she worked as an assembler in Mossville, retiring in 2000. Wanda was a member of the Eastern Star and Daughters of Mokanna. Visitation will be Monday, December 10 from 5 – 7 with The Daughters of Mokanna service at 6:45 at Gary Deiters Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 444 E. Washington St., East Peoria. Service will be at 10 on Tuesday, December 11 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Fondulac Cemetery. Pastor Steve Hardin will officiate. Memorials may be made to Illinois Cancer Care or OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.
Wanda J. Uphoff, 78, of East Peoria died at 9:15 PM on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria surrounded by her family. She was born on November 25, 1940 in Ballard County, KY to Hubert and Hattie (Morrison)... View Obituary & Service Information
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