Loni Joelle Fehr Obituary, Death – Loni Joelle Fehr passed away at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria on the afternoon of Monday, April 14, 2023, about 2:30 o’clock in the afternoon. She was there with her family. She was born in Pekin, Illinois, on January 30, 1953, and her parents were Lavern and Wanda Sue (Flora) McBride. Her middle name is Flora.
Flora Lavern McBride was her given name when she was born. She wed Jimmy Lee McElya on the 12th of July in Pekin, in the year 1991, and the ceremony took place there. He survives. Additionally, she is survived by one son, Keith Merritt, of South Pekin, who is married to Sabrina; one daughter, Laura Crump, of Toulon, who is married to Rich Crump; two step-sons, Jeremy McElya of Washington, who is married to Kim, and Mike McElya of Washington, who is married to Caroline; and eight grandchildren, including Colin (Brie) Merritt, Cayden Merritt, Oliver McElya, Evelyn
Her parents had already left this world before she did because they had passed away before she was born.
Both Blondie’s in Princeville and Mac’s Southside Tap in Pekin were formerly under Loni’s ownership, and she was responsible for management at both establishments. In the past, she has also held a job in the beauty sector, and she used to be a dealer at the Par-A-Dice located in East Peoria. She has also had experience working in the fashion and cosmetics industries in the past.