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Brenda Sue Masters-Bastian

June 1, 1950 February 17, 2023
Brenda Sue Masters-Bastian
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Obituary for Brenda Sue Masters-Bastian

Brenda Sue Masters-Bastian, 72, of Peoria passed away Friday, February 17, 2023, at UnityPoint Health Proctor in Peoria.

She was born June 1, 1950, in Hannibal, MO to Robert and Alice Noe Perrine Sr. Her parents and husbands, Leroy Masters and Ronald Bastian preceded her in death.

She is survived by her sons, Jarrod (Stephanie) Masters, Brett (Robin) Masters; grandchildren, Marissa Masters, Maya Masters, Dylan Masters; siblings, Cheri Stanley, Peggy Smith, Robert W. (Melissa) Perrine Jr., John Perrine and many nieces and nephews.

Brenda loved her family with all her heart. She was a hairdresser for over 50 years in the Spring Bay area. Her customers were her life, she loved them all. She would pick them up and take them home. They were all like family to her. She also worked for Cook Travel. She loved being a Travel Agent and taking all her cruises, just getting back from a three-week cruise to the Mediterranean and was ready to go again.

She loved the slots-L.O.L. and Bingo with her mom, sisters, and other family members. Brenda had many nicknames one that stands out is “Big Hawk”. Brenda belonged to the Alzheimer’s Association. She was always helping someone. She was a member of the Marine Navy Club in Peoria Heights. Brenda loved to joke around and was the life of the party.

Cremation has been accorded and a celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at the Bayview Gardens American Legion in Spring Bay.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in her name.

The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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