State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - December 13, 2006 Deceased Name: Lula F. Pherigo PEKIN - Lula Faye Pherigo, 95, of Pekin died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at Timber Creek Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Pekin.
She was born July 10, 1911, in Kilbourne, the daughter of William and Mattie Ketchum Tackman. She married Ernest W. Pherigo in 1928 in Chandlerville; he died in 1993.
Mrs. Pherigo helped her husband operate Ernie's Auto Parts and a restaurant in Pekin for 23 years. She also was a bus driver for the city of Pekin and its school district and worked for Princess Peggy Dress Factory in Peoria for many years.
She was a longtime member of San Ridge Community Church, near Manito, and a charter member of the Pekin Moose Lodge Women's Auxiliary.
Survivors: son, Leonard L. (wife, Anne) Pherigo of Whitehall, Pa.; three granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Services: 1 p.m. Saturday, Hurley Funeral Home, Havana, the Rev. John M. Duden Jr. officiating. Burial: at a later date, Kilbourne Cemetery.