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Helen Peleck

Helen Peleck, 97, Wonder Lake, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Valley Hi Nursing Home, Woodstock.

She was born Dec. 25, 1915, in Chicago to John and Mary (Wilczek) Truty.

She married Roman Peleck and raised four children. She moved to Skokie and worked until she was 70. She learned to drive at age 65 and provided transport for people in need until age 85. She loved music, crafts and traveling.

Survivors include four children, Toni Steinmetz, James Peleck, John (Susan) Peleck and Michael (Michelle) Peleck; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, John (Angie) Truty; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and two brothers, Joe and Walter Truty.

Visitation was Feb. 12, and will continue Feb. 13 from 9 to 10 a.m. at Colonial Funeral Home, McHenry. 

The funeral Mass  will be at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at Church of Holy Apostles, McHenry.

Interment followed at St. Adalbert Cemetery Chapel, Niles. Memorials can be sent to Passages Hospice, 515 Warrenville Road, Lisle, IL 60532.

Arrangements were made by Colonial Funeral Home, McHenry.

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