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Dixie L (Burnett) Sulteen

November 8, 1953 — April 3, 2023

London Mills

Dixie L. Sulteen, 69, of London Mills, IL passed away at 10:15 pm, Monday, April 3, 2023 at her home.

Dixie was born November 8, 1953 in Peoria, IL the daughter of Richard Merlin and Beulah Louise (Murphy) Burnett.  She was raised and educated in Peoria.

Dixie married Jack Sulteen in Peoria on April 29, 1973 and he survives.

She was a homemaker and caregiver to all especially her grandchildren.  She also worked part time at Grady’s Tree Farm in Trivoli for 20 years.

She loved having family card nights and cook outs and spent years creating beautiful ceramic pieces.  She loved to decorate for family holidays.  She will be forever remembered for her huge loving heart for anyone who crossed her path. She had more love for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren than anyone can image.

She was of Baptist faith.

Survivors include her husband, Jack Sulteen; her 6 children, Chastity Sulteen of London Mills, Kathy Sulteen of Hanna City, IL, Butch (Darlene) Sulteen of Avon, IL, Tom Sulteen of Pekin, Quentin Sulteen of London Mills and Robert Sulteen of London Mills; 5 grandchildren, Carrie Burns, Denise Thompson, Adam Thompson, Destany Ayers and Paige Ayers; 8 great grandchildren; 3 sisters, Barb Johnson of PA, Delores (Burney) Kenny of Avon and Debbie (James) Dildine of Ellisville, IL; 1 brother, Ronnie (Char) Burnett of Peoria; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Melanie Burnett; 1 sister, Patty Burnett; 4 brothers, Danny Burnett, Robert Burnett, Richard “Dick” Burnett and Steve Burnett; her great granddaughter, Melanie Ayers.

Cremation has been accorded.  No services are planned at this time.  Memorials may be given to the Dixie Sulteen Memorial Fund and sent to the funeral home. McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth is in charge of the arrangements. For more information or to leave an online condolence please visit,

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