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Ann Garey

November 8, 1952 — August 30, 2020

Ann Garey, 67, of Eureka, IL passed away at 10:02 a.m. on Sunday August 30, 2020 at her residence.
She was born on November 8, 1952 in Streator, IL a daughter of Emory and Mildred Schmillen Orth. She married Dennis Garey on March 13, 1971 in Peoria, IL. He survives.
Survivors also include daughter, Shelly (Tim) Henke of Oklahoma City, OK; son, Adam (Danielle) Garey of Bloomington; daughter, Rachael (Erik) Blackmore of rural El Paso; three brothers, Jeff (Susan) Orth of Gulfport, MS; Jerry (Karen) Orth of Fort Walton Beach, FL; Tom (Tina) Orth of Whiting, NJ; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Luke, Samuel, Isaac, Jeremy, Esten, Adrienne, Christopher, Jessica.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Ann worked at Goodfield State Bank, Eureka Hospital, Eureka College and Methodist College.
She enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles, visiting the casinos in the area and liked anything with Elvis.
Private family memorial mass will be held at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Eureka. Father Eugene Radosevich will officiate. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements for the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's Catholic Church or Children's Hospital of Illinois Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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