Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL


Michael Ray Dixon

May 24, 1956December 29, 2016

East Peoria – Michael Ray Dixon, 60, of East Peoria, IL passed away Thursday, December 29, 2016 at his residence. Michael was born May 24, 1956 in Peoria, IL to Jack and Frances (Schmitt) Dixon. He married Jeanette Johnson on May 14, 2010 in East Peoria, IL. Surviving are: his mother Frances (Jim) Burton of East Peoria, wife Jeanette Dixon of East Peoria, his children; Shane (Tyler) Dixon of Hanna City, Ruben (Amy) Pizano of East Peoria, Reyna Munoz of East Peoria , Shawna Pizano of East Peoria , Bianca (J.J.) Pizano of East Peoria, Alex Preciado of East Peoria, and Jamie (Todd) Cargill of Sunnyland, eight grandchildren, his brother Curtis Troy (Julie) Dixon of East Peoria, his sister Kellie (Erik) Roecker of Morton, two step-brothers; Louis Bud (Carol) Maliongas and George Alexander bother of St. Paul, MN, step-sister Teresa (Pete) Hupke of Delavan, five nephews; Joshua Fries, Cole Dixon, Easton Roecker, Dustin Burris, and Daniel Hupke and two nieces; Taylor Dixon and Lindsey Roecker. Michael was preceded in death by his father, step-father Marty Floyd, step-mother Patricia Kelly, and his brothers Patrick Dixon and Michael Alexander. Michael retired from Caterpillar in 2011 as a welder last working in Building LL in East Peoria. He was a kind, compassionate man who cared for people, loved his family, and was an outstanding father to his children. Michael’s hobbies and interests included riding his motorcycle, John Wayne movies, Wild Bill Hickok history, cleaning around the house, rooting on his beloved Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears, and spending time with family and friends. Michael was a member of Frank N. Nicol Lodge 1170 A.F. & A.M. and the Mohammed Shriners of Peoria. Services will be held at 10 am Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Remmert Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4 – 8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children. Online tributes may be left at www.RemmertFuneralHome.com


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 3, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, January 4, 2017


Michael Ray Dixon

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January 6, 2017

I'M So sorry for your Loss. The First YEAR IS THE Hardest !!
Jeanette and Family your In our Thoughts And Prayers. WE WILL ALL BE TOGETHER AGAIN SOON.

January 6, 2017

I'm So sorry Janette and Family. THE First year IS THE Hardest.!!! You're All In our Prayers.

Jim Korte

January 5, 2017

Jeanette and family
I am so sorry to hear about the tragic loss
of your husband, and the terrible circumstances you had to endure.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Keith & Cindy Hudson

January 3, 2017

So sorry for your loss! Your family will be in our thought and prayers.

Curtis Baldwin

January 3, 2017

I am so sorry to hear of the tregedy. Mike was one of the good guys.

January 3, 2017

I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you and your family. Doug Smay,Washington,Il.

Vince & Kristen Arnold

January 3, 2017

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts are with you, your family and friends during this most difficult time.

January 3, 2017

My heartfelt sympathies goes out to the family and friends during this difficult time. I hope that the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 can brings some comfort for you. Knowing that there's a hope for the ones we have lost in death can be so reassuring.


January 3, 2017

R.I.P Brother till we ride together again. Love and respect, never be another like you.

Betsy Koch

January 3, 2017

Sorry for your families loss, you are all in our prayers during this most difficult time..


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