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Ismael Ponce
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Obituary for Ismael Ponce

PEORIA – Ismael Ponce, 67, of Austin, formerly of Peoria, died at 2:55 a.m. Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in Austin, Texas.

Ismael was born on December 18, 1949, to Jose G. and Teodora O. (Ortiz) Ponce.

Ismael is survived by his mother, Teodora; his children, Alicia Maria Ponce, Ismael “Marty” Ponce, and Jacob Ponce; his siblings, Andres Cervantes, Jr., Maria L. Currens, Eduardo Ponce, Ernestina Stelmach, Evangelina Albaugh, Rogelio Ponce, Norma Ponce, and Ricardo Ponce; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jose, his brother, Esteban G. Ponce, and his nephew, Esteban G. Ponce, II.

Ismael served our country in the U.S. Marine Corps.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 27, 2017, at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the mortuary.

Burial will take place at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria where military honors will be performed.

Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Previous Events





5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603





1:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

Cemetery Details


Swan Lake Memory Gardens

4601 W. War Memorial Drive
Peoria, IL 61615

Memorial Contribution

Wounded Warrior Project


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