Mary Ellen Landrey-Coon, 73, of Pekin, formerly of Pawnee, passed away Monday, November 15, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born August 15, 1948 in Springfield, the daughter of Howard and Dorothy Landrey Sr. She married Richard Coon Sr. in 1980.

Mary was a teacher for many years at Washington Grade School in Pekin Public Schools District 108.

Survivors include her husband, Richard; sons, Seth Coon of Pekin, Tom (Jill) Coon of Kirkland, Washington and Rique Coon of Pekin; two grandchildren and sister, Janet (Butch) Pickett of Pawnee.

Graveside services will be held at a later date at Elmwood Cemetery. Cremation rites will be accorded. 

Memorials may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, TAPS, 100 TAPS Lane Pekin, IL 61554. Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pekin was in charge of arrangements.