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Dale Ryan

October 26, 1934 December 19, 2018
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PEORIA—Dale Ryan, a loving man devoted to family, church, friends and community, passed away December 19, 2018.

Born at home, October 26, 1934 to Arminda (Rigg) and Virgil Albert Ryan, near Edinburg, IL. Dale married Judy Kurek June 16, 1956 and they shared 62 years together.

Dale retired from Illinois Bell/AT&T after 40 years. He spent many years tutoring adults at Common Place and children in Peoria Public Schools.

He volunteered at Friendship House, Habitat, Building Together and “Look, it’s My Book!”

At First Baptist Church in Peoria, he served on several boards, taught Sunday School, mentored High School Youth and took a large group of them on a mission trip to Central America.

He enjoyed refinishing furniture and had a booth at 3rd Sunday Market in Bloomington for many years.

Dale is survived by his wife, Judy Ryan; two sons, Philip Alan Ryan, David Andrew (Jody) Ryan; one grandson, Duncan Ryan and one granddaughter, Kelly Ryan.

There will be a Celebration of Life at 11 A.M. Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at First Baptist Church, 411 W. Lake Ave., Peoria, IL 61604, with the Reverend Dr. Robert Collins officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 A.M. Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at the Church.

Memorials may be made in his memory to First Baptist Church, 411 W. Lake Ave., Peoria, IL 61604 or Look, It’s My Book!, 310 E. High Point Lane, Peoria, IL 61614.


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Visitation

Wednesday

9

Jan

10:00 AM 1/9/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Peoria

411 West Lake Street
PEORIA, IL 61614

First Baptist Church of Peoria
411 West Lake Street PEORIA 61614 IL
US

Celebration of Life

Wednesday

9

Jan

11:00 AM 1/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Peoria

411 West Lake Street
PEORIA, IL 61614

First Baptist Church of Peoria
411 West Lake Street PEORIA 61614 IL
US

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Look, It's My Book!

310 E. High Point Lane, Peoria, IL 61614

First Baptist Church of Peoria

411 West Lake Street
PEORIA, IL 61614
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