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Ganna M. (Matkovic) McWhorter

November 30, 1922 ~ August 20, 2020 (age 97)

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Ganna M. McWhorter, 97 of Aledo, IL died Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Brookstone in Aledo.   Private graveside services are Saturday, August 22, 2020 at the Aledo Cemetery.  There is no visitation.  Memorials in her name may be sent to the College Avenue Presbyterian Church or Whitney’s Walk.  Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at

Ganna was born November 30, 1922 in Matherville, IL to John and Anna Adams Matkovic.  She graduated from Aledo High School and attended McMurray College.  She married Morton W. “Bud” McWhorter July 11, 1947 in Aledo.  He died March 10, 2005.

Ganna was a homemaker and assisted her husband in his farming operation.

She was a member of College Avenue Presbyterian Church, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and the Kimmel Club.  Ganna enjoyed golfing, traveling and being with her family.

Survivors include two daughters:  Ann Pastucha of Peoria, IL; Nancy (Stuart) Coulter of Joy; two sons:  Mort (Lisa) McWhorter; Jeff (Amy) McWhorter all of Aledo; 10 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; one sister-in-law:  Dorothy McWhorter of Aledo; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son-in-law: Jerry Pastucha; granddaughter: Lynn Pastucha; two brothers: Marvin and John Matkovic.

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Private Graveside Service

Aledo Cemetery
SE 5th Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231


College Avenue Presbyterian Church
501 S. College Avenue, Aledo IL 61231

Whitney's Walk for Life
5215 N. Knoxville, Peoria IL 61614

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