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Suzanne E. Wokna

September 21, 1930 June 6, 2019
Suzanne E. Wokna
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Suzanne E. “Sue” Wokna, 88, of Peru, passed away Thursday morning, June 6, 2019 at Heritage Healthcare Center, Peru.

A prayer service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2019 at the Mueller Funeral Home, Peru followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, Peru with Rev. Gregory Jarzombek, OSB officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Webster Park. Visitation will be 3-5:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with a liturgical prayer service at 2:45 p.m.

Ms. Wokna was born on September 21, 1930 in LaSalle to Joseph and Catherine (Stachowiak) Wokna. She worked at JC Penney, Peru and retired from the admitting department at Illinois Valley Community Hospital after many years of service. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Peru, the Altar and Rosary Society and Illinois Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by her sister, Joan Suarez of Peru; seven nieces and nephews, Michael (Susan) Suarez, Jeffrey Suarez, Steven (Susan) Suarez, Jane (Stan) Kuczynski, Julie Moore, David (Lynda) Suarez and Peter (Kori) Suarez; 22 great-nieces and nephews and 18 great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother in-law, Vincent Suarez and a nephew, Thomas Suarez.

Pallbearers will be her nephews and a great-nephew, Christopher Suarez.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Joseph’s Church, Peru or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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3:00 PM 6/9/2019 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 6/9/2019 5:00:00 PM
Mueller Funeral Home, Peru

909 Pike Street
Peru, IL 61354

Mueller Funeral Home, Peru
909 Pike Street Peru 61354 IL
United States





11:00 AM 6/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church

1925 Fifth St.
Peru, IL 61354

St. Joseph's Church
1925 Fifth St. Peru 61354 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Joseph's Cemetery Final Resting Place

104 Oak Street
Spring Valley, IL 61362

104 Oak Street Spring Valley 61362 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Joseph's Church

1925 Fifth St.
Peru, IL 61354

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


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