Obituaries - Sarah PECK
Rock Island Argus, January 2 1929
Mrs Sarah Jane Peck
Mrs. Sarah Jane Peck 88, who spent the last 12 years in Rock Island and Moline, died of influenza yesterday in the home of her daughter Mrs. Artie VanDiver of Cicero, Ill. She had been ill since a week before Christmas.
Sarah Jane Marrott was born in Ohio on Feb. 8 1840, and was married to Orin Peck in Alexandria Mo on Jan 15, 1857. This couple resided in Macomb, Ill, until the death of Mr. Peck nearly 12 years ago. Since that time Mrs. Peck resided with daughters in Rock Island, Moline, and Cicero. She was a member of the Fifteenth Avenue Christian church, Rock Island.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Artie VanDiver of Cicero, Mrs Caddie Gamage of Oak Park, Ill;, Mrs. Birdie Filbert of Stockton, Calif., and Mrs Walter Kline of Moline; two sons, Lee Peck of Macomb and Jack Peck of Plymouth, Ill.; a sister Mrs. Pheby Foster of Moline; a brother B T Marrott of Alexandria, Mo., 22 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The body will be taken to Macomb, Ill, tonight, where the funeral services will be held Friday afternoon. Interment will be in the Oakwood cemetery, Macomb.
Contributed by Virginia B. Harris