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Bill Fliege

March 16, 1945 August 25, 2019
Bill Fliege
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Obituary for Bill Fliege

PEORIA—Bill Fliege, 74 of Metamora, passed away at 11:05 a.m. Sunday, August 25, 2019 at his residence.

Born March 16, 1945 in Peoria, a son of Henry and Marcella Seebree Fliege, he married Joan Benedetto in 1976 in Chicago. She preceded Bill in death in September of 2004.

Also preceding Bill in death were one son, Craig; one grandson, Christopher; his parents and one brother, Robert Fliege.

A loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Bill is survived by two sons, James (Barbra) Fliege of Balch Springs, TX, Robert (Alicia) Fliege of Villa Park, IL; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild and one brother, Thomas D. (Cheryl) Fliege of Peoria.

Bill worked for General Electric as a nuclear turbine specialist for 40 years, retiring as a mechanical engineer. He graduated from Peoria High School, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana in 1968. A well-rounded sportsman, Bill was known for his love of learning, and was an especially skilled welder.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Wilton Mortuary. Cremation rites were accorded.

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5:00 PM 8/30/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/30/2019 7:00:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States

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