Ione Breedlove

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Ione C. Breedlove, nee Thayer, 92, of Swansea, IL, born June 25, 1930, in Peoria, IL, died Tuesday, January 3, 2023, at Belleville Memorial Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne E. Breedlove; her parents, Dayton S. and Anna Marie, nee Brandt, Thayer; and a great-grandson, Thomas.

Surviving are her children, Alan Breedlove,
and Rebecca (Keith) Halstead;
two grandchildren, Nathan (Casey) Halstead,
and Allie Halstead;
and four great-grandchildren; Jackson, Emilia, Avery, and Thomas.

Memorials may be made to The Thomas Johnston Foundation. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Private services were held.


4 Comments on Ione Breedlove

Barbara Crandell said : Guest Report Jan 24, 2023 at 1:29 PM

I have been friends with Ione since we were 14 years old. I will miss her and our phone calls

  • Groveland
  • Il
Roger Smiley said : Guest Report Jan 10, 2023 at 12:02 PM

We are sorry to hear about Aunt Ione's passing, but it did bring to mind happier times of family gatherings at the Breedlove farm. Our deepest condolences. Love, Roger and Belinda

  • Wheat Ridge
  • CO
Davin said : Guest Report Jan 05, 2023 at 6:08 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you God Bless you

  • Lakeview
  • AR said : Guest Report Jan 04, 2023 at 6:13 PM

We are thinking of all of you. May Ione rest in peace .love too all of you. Doug & Dianna Halstead

  • Pekin
  • Il

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