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Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Kenneth E. Eyer

February 22, 1921June 25, 2019
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Kenneth E. Eyer, 98, of East Peoria passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 8:58 a.m. at Generations at Riverview. He was born February 22, 1921 in White Hall, IL to Elery O. and Effie (Robinson) Eyer. He married Grace Duckwiler March 23, 1946 in Roodhouse, IL. She preceded him in death July 17, 2008. Also preceding him in death is his parents, son, James O. Eyer, daughter, Carolin Miller, brother, John Eyer, sister Mildred Mayberry, one grandson, one granddaughter, one great granddaughter and 2 daughter in laws. Survivors include his children, Kenneth (Beverly) Eyer of Canton, IL, Patricia (Jerry) Vonderhaar of Athens, AL and Terry Eyer of Havanna, IL; 17 grandchildren; 10 step grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren Kenneth worked at Caterpillar as a tool grinder, retiring in 1979. He also worked as an export packer in Morton. He is a US Army 96th Infantry Veteran. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 5, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Remmert Funeral Home. Pastor Johannes Christian will officiate. Visitation will be an hour prior to services. Burial will be in Fondulac Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be made at www.remmertfuneralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • Elery O. Eyer, Father
  • Effie (Robinson) Eyer, Mother
  • Grace Duckwiler Eyer, Wife
  • Kenneth (Beverly) Eyer, Children
  • Patricia (Jerry) Vonderhaar, Children
  • Terry Lynn Eyer, Children
  • ~ 17 ~, Grandchildren
  • ~ 10 ~, Step Grandchildren
  • ~ Numerous ~, Great and Great-Great Grandchildren
  • His wife preceded him in death July 17, 2008. Also preceding him in death is his parents, son, James O. Eyer, daughter, Carolin Miller, brother, John Eyer, sister Mildred Mayberry, one grandson, one granddaughter, one great granddaughter and 2 daughter in laws
  • DONATIONS

  • American Heart Association
  • Alzheimer's Assocation

Services

  • Visitation Friday, July 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, July 5, 2019

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Chris Miller

July 4, 2019

We were saddened to hear of Kenneth's passing. Please accept our heartfelt condolences during this most difficult time. Kenneth was a wonderful person, loving father and war veteran  We are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. We pray that God's blessings be bestowed on you and your family. May God grant you the peace and strength through this difficult time.
Chris and Barb Miller
East Peoria

Suzi Ogle

June 28, 2019

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Patricia Fuller

June 27, 2019

Alana Starr visiting Great great gndpa

Patricia Fuller

June 27, 2019

Gndpa & Patrick (PJ) catching up

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June 27, 2019

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June 27, 2019

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Patricia Fuller

June 27, 2019

Trish &Gndpa
June 13,2014

Suzi Ogle

June 26, 2019

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June 26, 2019

Suzi Ogle

June 26, 2019

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