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DWIGHT - Jean Yvonne Strufe, 89, formerly of Dwight, died at 5 a.m. Monday (June 25, 2007) in Peoria Heights.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Inurnment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, Dwight. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight. There will be no funeral service.

Miss Strufe was born June 28, 1917, in Dwight, daughter of Otto and Emma Schore Strufe.

She is survived by a niece, Laura Ambler Nelson, Peoria; and a cousin, Fred E. Strufe, Dwight. Her parents and three sisters precede her in death.

She attended MacMurray College and Illinois Institute of Technology. She earned a master's degree in art. She was an art teacher for the Chicago public schools.

She was a WAVE-;in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Memorials may be directed to the Dwight Senior Citizens Center; the Dwight Prairie Creek Public Library District; or to Evenglow Inn, 1200 Evenglow Lane, Pontiac, IL 61764.

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