LaVerna “Becky” R. Glowacki

Peoria | Wednesday, March 11 2015

LaVerna “Becky” R. Glowacki, 96, passed away at 5:31 am, Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at her residence. 

She was born in Alton, IL on March 19, 1918, the daughter of the late John P. and A. Ruth (Alexander) Dunphy.

She married Henry M. Glowacki on November 9, 1940 in Alton. Father Suddes married the couple. Henry preceded her in death on August 24, 1964.

She graduated from Alton High School in 1936, with Robert Waldo.

She is survived by two children, Kathleen (Roger) Ohl of West Peoria, Judy (John) McElwain of Gillson, IL; one daughter-in-law, Deborah Glowacki of Bushnell; two brothers, Franklin “Spider” (Shirley) Dunphy of Alton, Tom Dunphy of Alton; one sister, Mary Lou (Mac) McCollum of Alton; nine children, eight great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband Henry, she was preceded in death by a son, Michael Glowacki; one brother, Jack Dunphy; and one sister, Norma Dunphy.

Visitation will be private.

Memorials may be made to the Children’s Hospital of Illinois in Peoria.

Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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