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1975 April 2020

April Peeler-Shane

April 30, 1975 — October 2, 2020

April Peeler-Shane, 45, of Peoria Ill., died on October 2, 2020 at OSF Saint Luke in Kewanee. Born on April 30, 1975 in Peoria Illinois, she married Michael Shane on April 30, 2000 in rural Marshall County.
April was a kind, selfless, and beautiful woman who would do anything she could to make others happy. Her biggest smiles came from bringing smiles to others. She loved spending her days gardening with Mike and her nights snuggling with her dog or supporting local bands. She loved to dance and was truly the epitome of unconditional love and friendship.
April is survived by her husband Michael Shane of Peoria; in laws Richard and Debbie Shane of Peoria; brother-in-law Matt (Missy) Shane of Dunlap; sister-in-law Monica (Ron) Broccardo of Springfield; adopted family Terry Sturgeon Sr. of Bartonville, Terri Sturgeon Jr. of Bartonville and Dawn Sturgeon of Peoria; friend Stephanie Takata of Peoria; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Sunday October 11 from 4 to 6 PM at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon with funeral services held for April on Monday, October 12 at 2 PM at Lenz in Lacon. Burial will be in the Streitmatter Cemetery. Memorials can be made to the family and online condolences for them can be left at


OCT 4. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

OCT 12. 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

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