Gale "Tig" Munson, age 96, of Peoria, formerly of Abingdon, IL and Clearwater, FL, passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Country Comfort in Elmwood.
She was born on November 21, 1923 in Abingdon, IL to George and Gladys "Poll" (Stuart) Schugmann. She married Leo Munson on October 12, 1945 in Galesburg, IL. He preceded her in death in 2011. Also preceding her in death are her parents and her sister, Polly Jean Coursey.
Surviving are her daughter, Ellen (Joe) Groesch of Chillicothe; two grandchildren, Dr. Teresa (Dan Gilbert) Groesch of Baltimore, MD and Janet (Scott) Sullivan of Blythwood, SC; and five great-grandchildren.
Tig was a graduate of Knox College in Galesburg and was a member of the PEO Chapter GS of Peoria. She lived in Abingdon for 40 years. She and Leo retired to Clearwater, FL, where they resided for 25 years, before moving back to the Peoria area. Tig enjoyed playing bridge, golfing and socializing with friends.
Cremation rites will be accorded and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe.
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