Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
PEEK, Paul J 75  Belleville IL  CarlyleUB  10 Mar 2004   

Paul J. Peek, 75

Paul J. Peek, 75, of Aviston died March 5th, 2004, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville.

She was born on January 16th, 1929, in Breese, the son of Ben and Catherine Wellen Peek, and they preceded him in death. On Nov. 17th, 1953, at St. Felicitas Church in Beaver Prairie, he married Dolores Albers, and she survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Chuck, Rick, and Randy Peek, all of Aviston; six daughters, Linda Peek of Belleville, Debbie Peek, Nancy Schomaker and Barb Boggs, all of Carlyle, Shelly Pickett of Aviston and Stacey Hettenhausen of Okawville; 13 grandchildren, and two sisters, Marcella Ortmann of Germantown and Lorraine Strake of Breese.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Vic Peek and two sisters, Adele Delong and Ruth Simonoff.

Mr. Peek was a farmer. He was a U.S. army veteran in the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion Post 1239 in Aviston.

He was also a member of St. Francis Parish in Aviston, where his funeral service was conducted on Monday, March 8th, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dan Friedman officiating.

Interment was in St. Francis Cemetery in Aviston.

Visitation was at Hempen Funeral Home in Aviston. 

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