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4/16/2013 11:45:00 AM
Dolores 'Mutti' Twardowski
Dolores ‘Mutti’ Twardowski
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Dolores ‘Mutti’ Twardowski

Dolores “Mutti” J. Twardowski, 80, of 617 21st St. Peru, died at 9:43 p.m. April 14, 2013, in St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

A private Mass will be Wednes-day in St. Hyacinth Church, La Salle. The Rev. Paul Carlson will officiate.  Burial will be at St. Vincent’s Cemetery, La Salle.

Hurst Funeral Home, La Salle, is handling arrangements.

She was born March 2, 1933, in La Salle to Anton and Ellen (Kilter) Zaveski. She married Donald Twardowski on Dec. 1, 1951. 

Mrs. Twardowski worked at Duncan Insurance before becoming a homemaker.
Mutti loved to read, fish, visit friends and walk at Baker Lake.  Her heart was always open to people that entered her life. 

She is survived by two daughters, Madonna (Frank) Nedza of Wilmington, Del., and Ruth (Jeff) Safranski of Peru;  eight sons, Donald (Chris Brouwer) Twardowski of Franklin, N.C., John (Suzy) Twardowski of La Salle, Richard (Denise) Twardowski of Cedar Park, Texas, David (Sylvia) Twardowski of La Salle, Anthony (Jeff Wininger) Twardowski of Springfield, Paul (Christina) Twardowski of Prairie Grove, Ark., Joseph (Aimee) Twardowski of Mark and Jason Twardowski of Peru;  18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and her dog, Sassy. 

She was preceded in death by her husband on Jan. 5, 1981, and twin grandsons. 
Pallbearers will be her sons.

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