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Elizabeth Kimble

August 30, 1921 — July 31, 2015

Peoria - Elizabeth Kimble, 93, formerly of Sparland passed away at 11:15 pm on Friday, July 31, 2015 at the Apostolic Christian Skyline Home in Peoria, Il.
She was born August 30, 1921, in Morton, Il to Carl and Lucy Bauman Bruell. She was married to Howard E. Kimble June 3, 1945. He preceded her in death September 9, 1991.
She is survived by one daughter, Lois Faye Mize (David) of Simpson; three sons, Ivan Kimble (Mary) of Minooka, Ralph Kimble (Kathy) of Chillicothe, and Roy Kimble of Sparland; one daughter-in-law, Cecelia Kimble of Chillicothe; one sister-in-law, Sharon Bruell of Sparland; and unofficially adopted son and daughter, Bob and Sharon Murphy, Sparland. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by one son, Carl Kimble; three brothers, Clarence Bruell, Clyde Bruell and Gilbert Bruell; and one granddaughter, Jaimie Kimble.
She was a homemaker and provided domestic services. She served on the Election Board in Steuben and LaPrairie Township.
Elizabeth enjoyed fishing and loved to work in her yard tending the garden and many beautiful flowers. She loved her grandchildren and baking cookies for them and many others. She was affectionately know as the "cookie lady". Nearly everyone she knew received cookies for birthdays, anniversaries, thank you's and special visits. Elizabeth also had a special connection and love for her church family.
Visitation will be held Sunday, August 2nd, from 5 to 8 pm. at the Lenz Funeral Home in Lacon, Il. Services will be held Monday, August 3rd 10:00am at the Bradford Apostolic Christian Church with burial at 2 PM at Hirstein Cemetery in Morton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bradford Apostolic Christian Church or Apostolic Christian Skyline Home of Peoria. Online condolences may be directed to her family at


AUG 2. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

AUG 3. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Bradford Apostolic Christian Church
Bradford, IL

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