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Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Albert Franklin Worrick

March 22, 1948September 24, 2019

Albert Franklin Worrick (Frank), 71, of East Peoria was peacefully called home 9/24/2019. He was born March 22 1948 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Peoria. He was the son of Hartzell & Lydia Pauline Worrick (Long). He married Marilyn L. Bertonolle at Olivet Missionary Church in Peoria Heights on October 18, 1975. Albert was a Vietnam War Veteran who proudly served his country in the US Navy. He was proceeded in death by his paternal parents, and brother, Donald Worrick and sister, Peggy Thanos. Surviving are his Wife of 44 years Marilyn, sister Carol S. Worrick of Peoria Heights and brother John E. Worrick of Peoria, and son Craig E. Worrick of East Peoria. As well as several nieces and nephews and a special sister-in-law Carol Downey, friend Steve Roberson. Frank had many friends. Frank was a Chicago Bears fan, he also enjoyed spending time with he's wife, going fishing, camping, working on cars with he's son Craig. Boy Scouts of America with Troops 11, 217. Spending time with friends and family. He was also amateur radio operator callsign K9AEQ. He was a past member of the Peoria Area Amateur Radio Club. His greatest joy was spending time with family. Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Family would like to extend a special thank you to his hospice care team Peg and Greg. To view Albert's memorial page or to leave an online condolence, please go to www.remmertfuneralhome.com.

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Betty Stokes-Webb

October 6, 2019

Marilyn,
So sorry for your loss.
Sending prayers to you and your son.

Bill Gatlin

September 27, 2019

I grew up with Frank in Peoria Heights. We were both from the same neighborhood. I spent many days and times hanging around with Frank, and I affectionately recall that big house he lived in on Toledo Avenue. We spent many hours on that big porch. It was our fort, and safety from the hostiles. We had great times and many memories on that porch. I last saw Frank at our Richwoods Class Reunion In 1977. I’m so sorry we had lost our connection. I will always remember Frank, and I thank him for being a friend. Thank you for your service to our nation Frank, and one day, perhaps we will see one another on that back porch again. See you after while, my friend. Rest In Peace.

Joe Maier

September 25, 2019

As freshmen at Richwoods High School in 1967, Frank and I were lab partners in a power and transportation class. He bailed me out several times with his uncanny skill, knowledge, and insight. After graduation in 1967, I never saw Frank again. I always wanted to see him again to tell him what a great and helpful person he was and that I never ever forgot him. Rest In Peace, partner. We will meet again. Peace to your family and friends.

Chris Inman

September 25, 2019

Had a lot of good times back in the West Peoria days growing up. Frank and my Dad enjoyed a few cold beverages over the years. Frank help my Dad and I big time after my Mom passed. Will never forget it. RIP Frank. Prayers Marlynn and Craig, he was a good man.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY