MINONK - Priscilla J. Ryan, 81, of 130 Short St., Minonk, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (April 11, 2006) at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal.
Priscilla was born May 30, 1924, at Minonk, a daughter of John C. and Myrtle Eich Danforth. She married John H. Ryan III on Oct. 16, 1943, in Minonk. He died March 8, 2006.
Survivors include two sons, John H. (Mary) Ryan IV and Tom D. (Linda) Ryan, both of Minonk; four grandchildren, John H. (Susan) Ryan V, Minonk; Kevin Ryan, Bloomington; Leigh (Carrie) Ryan, Gibson City; and Tracy Ryan, Peoria; and five great-grandchildren, Madeline, Jared, John H. VI, Paul and Jade.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Marion; and a grandson, Todd P. Ryan.
She was a member of the Matrons Club and Chapter BP of PEO. Priscilla also served on the Filger Library Board in Minonk.
Her family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, Minonk. A private family service will follow. The Rev. Craig Swenson will officiate. Interment will be in Minonk Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Filger Library, 261 E. Fifth St., Minonk, IL 61760, or any charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www. ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.