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Christy L. Philhower

September 6, 1954 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 67)

Obituary

Christy L. Philhower, 67, of Kewanee, died Saturday, May 28, 2022, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Christy was born September 6, 1954, in Kewanee, the daughter of Charles and Beverly (Moon) Philhower. She graduated from Kewanee Schools with the class of 1972. Christy is survived by one son, Stephen (Holly) Swearingen, Kewanee; one daughter, Ashley (Justin) Patterson, Savannah, Georgia; brother, Bill Philhower, Kewanee; five grandchildren, Douglas, Dave, Trevor, Kisely, Kamry; and nieces and nephews, Autumn (Anthony) Rangel, Dylan (Allie) and Colton Philhower. She was preceded in death by her parents; three children in infancy, Bobby, Sara, Stephanie, and a brother, Doug Philhower. Christy worked at Central and Lyle schools in the cafeterias. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, cooking, and watching black and white movies. She also enjoyed having coffee with friends. Christy especially loved spending time and vacationing with her grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Friday, June 3, 2022, at Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Saturday, June 4, 2022, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Please leave an online condolence for Christy's family at www.schuenemantumblesonfuneralhome.com.
Events

Visitation

June 3, 2022, 5:00 pm
June 3, 2022, 7:00 pm
Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home
219 E. Second St.
Kewanee, IL 61443
Email: info@stfh.info
Phone: (309) 852-2600

Funeral Services

June 4, 2022, 11:00 am
June 4, 2022, 12:00 am
Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home
219 E. Second St.
Kewanee, IL 61443
Email: info@stfh.info
Phone: (309) 852-2600

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 3, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Golnick-Schueneman Funeral Home
219 E Second Street
Kewanee, IL 61443

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 4, 2022

11:00 AM

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