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Della Staley

October 27, 1923 — October 12, 2016

Della Staley

Bloomington - Della F. Staley, 92, of Bloomington, passed away at 6:10 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 in Normal.

Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016 at Calvary United Methodist Church in Normal with Rev. Randy Reese officiating. Visitation will be from 4-6:00 p.m. on Sunday and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Interment will be at East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Bloomington. Memorials may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, Roberts Gym in Roberts, Illinois or Cunningham Children's Home in Urbana.

Della was born on October 27, 1923 in Roberts, Illinois, a daughter to Thomas and Charlotte "Lottie" Myers Talbot. She married Bert F. Staley on June 24, 1945 in Roberts, Illinois. He preceded her in death on February 9, 1998.

Surviving is her daughter, Alice Staley of Bloomington.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her son, Ralph.

Della was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church and taught Sunday school for over 50 years. She was president of Local United Methodist Women and previously served as a District Officer for United Methodist Women and President of Church Women United in Bloomington-Normal and served many years on Church Women United in Illinois.

She was a wonderful teacher and friend. Della enjoyed crocheting and crafts.

Online condolences and memories of Della may be left for the family at kiblerbradyruestman.com.

Visitation

OCT 16. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)

Calvary United Methodist Church
1700 N. Towanda Ave.
Normal, IL 61761

Visitation

OCT 17. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Calvary United Methodist Church
1700 N. Towanda Ave.
Normal, IL 61761

Funeral Service

OCT 17. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Calvary United Methodist Church
1700 N. Towanda Ave.
Normal, IL 61761

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