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Michael L. Whelan

September 21, 1951 July 3, 2018
Michael L. Whelan
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Obituary for Michael L. Whelan

Michael L. Whelan, age 66, of Peoria Heights, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Michael was born on September 21, 1951 in Peoria, IL to Robert L. and Mary R. (Blackmore) Whelan.

Surviving are his daughters, Katie (Ryne) Eldridge of Varna, IL and Libby (Bradley) Baker of Edelstein, IL; three grandchildren, Haley Whelan, Avery Eldridge and Clayton Baker; and two brothers, Pat (Vicki Hamilton) Whelan of Peoria, IL and Dan (Ellen) Whelan of Green Valley, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Michael served in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1977. He worked for 17 years for Hobart in Peoria until retired in 2016. Michael was a member of the American Legion and he enjoyed going to tractor pulls, tinkering with electronics and working on cars. Michael was a loving father and grandfather who was always there for his family and will be greatly missed.

Cremation rites will be accorded and a memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 6pm at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria with visitation held one hour prior to the service. Rev. Howard Love will be officiating and military honors will also be accorded. Memorials may be made to the American Legion.


Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

10

Jul

5:00 PM 7/10/2018 5:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 7/10/2018 6:00:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

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

Memorial Service

Tuesday

10

Jul

6:00 PM 7/10/2018 6:00:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

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

Memorial Contribution

American Legion Post 2

110 E. McClure Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61603
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