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In Memory of

Anna B. Coologeorgen

January 30, 1919 - November 30, 2016

Obituary


Anna B. Coologeorgen, a resident of Snyder Village in Metamora, Illinois and formerly a long time resident of Peoria Heights, died on November 30, 2016 at the age of 97. She was the beloved wife of Constantine (Gus) who preceded her in death in 1970. She was the devoted mother of Kathy (Kent) Dowell, Kondelo (Jim) Willerton and Kris Lenrow; the loving grandmother of Reece (Katie) Willerton, Ryan (Mattie) Willerton, Stephanie Dowell (Carl) Wolf, Carrie Dowell, Christopher (Sara) Dowell and Anne Lenrow; and the adoring great-grandmother of Jared, Meghan, Connor, Jack, Quinn, Maxwell and Lilia.

Anna B. Coologeorgen, a resident of Snyder Village in Metamora, Illinois and formerly a long time resident of Peoria Heights, died on November 30, 2016 at the age of 97. She was the beloved wife of Constantine (Gus) who preceded her in death in 1970. She was the devoted mother of Kathy (Kent) Dowell, Kondelo (Jim) Willerton and Kris Lenrow; the loving grandmother of Reece (Katie) Willerton, Ryan (Mattie) Willerton, Stephanie Dowell (Carl) Wolf, Carrie Dowell, Christopher (Sara) Dowell and Anne Lenrow; and the adoring great-grandmother of Jared, Meghan, Connor, Jack, Quinn, Maxwell and Lilia.

Born January 30, 1919 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma to Kondelo Fourlangas and Theodore Barlas, from Sparta Greece, Anna later relocated to Chicago where she married and worked on behalf of the war effort. In 1947 she moved to Peoria Heights and spent 25 years at the Air National Guard 182nd Air Tactical Group as secretary. Anna was a devoted member of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church and active in The Philoptochos Society, Daughters of Penelope, Project Hope, NARFE and Red Hat. She was preceded in death by her sister, Dena Skeadas, two brothers, George and Thomas Barlas, and her son-in-law, Jerry Lenrow.

Funeral services will be held at 10 am Monday, December 5, 2016 at All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Peoria. Rev. Dr. Ciprian Sas will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 – 6 pm followed by a Trisagion Service at 6 pm Sunday at Davison-Fulton-Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home in Peoria. Interment will be in Parkview Cemetery. Contributions in Anna's memory may be made to All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Peoria and Snyder Village in Metamora. Online tributes may be left at www.Woolsey-Wilton.com