Linda S. Maquet-Emmons

9/29/1953 - 1/15/2013

PEKIN ~ Linda Sue Maquet-Emmons, 59 of Pekin passed away at 11:19 a.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at her home.

Born September 29, 1953 in Pekin to Bert and Vonna (Greene) Emmons, she married Bud Maquet on August 5, 1978 in Pekin.

Surviving are three sons, Rob Maquet of Pekin, Nic (Nicole) Maquet of South Pekin, Brian Maquet of Pontiac and eight grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her step-father Harold "Andy" Anderson who helped in raising her, and one brother.

Linda was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Pekin.

She worked for Carney's Insurance Store in Pekin, last working on Monday.  Previously, she had worked for 15 years at Tazewell County Dental Clinic as a dental assistant.

Linda was a past member of Pekin Women of the Moose #673.

She loved spending time with her grandchildren and she loved her cats.

Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Rev. Judy Doyle will officiate.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Cremation will be accorded.