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Monday, August 22, 2005


Fern "Dot" Marie Utt Riley, 83, of Peoria Heights, Illinois, died August 18, 2005, at 6:22 p.m. at Fondula Woods Nursing Home in East Peoria. She was born in Brazil, Ind., October 24, 1921, to Onnie Curtis and Bertha Clara (Craig) Knowles. She attended Brazil High School.

On June 10, 1940, she married John William Utt; he preceded her in death.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, David Utt; two brothers; and two sisters.

She is survived by two sons, John and Joanne Utt of Groveland, Illinois, and Richard and Becky Utt of Peoria, Illinois; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 23, 2005, at Owen Cemetery with the Rev. Olan Strader officiating. French Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.

Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.