Louis Robert Fraboni

March 21, 1933June 9, 2014
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Louis Robert Fraboni, age 81, of Peoria Heights, passed away on Monday, June 9, 2014 at Kindred Hospital in Peoria. Louis was born on March 21, 1933 to Nello and Martina (Scilacci) Fraboni. He married Sharon Lowder on October 14, 1956 in Peoria. Louis is survived by his wife, Sharon; his children, LeeAnn (Alan) Lentz of Peoria, IL, Randall K. (Lori) Fraboni of Metamora, IL, Kimberly (Tom) Schroeder of Germantown Hills, IL, and Charles Louis Fraboni of Peoria Heights, IL; seven grandchildren, Nick (Kilah) Lentz, Marissa Lentz, Martina Fraboni, Vince Fraboni, Andrea Viviano, McKenzie Schroeder and Zackary Schroeder; and his sister, Nancy Edwards of Roseville, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents. Louis graduated from Bradley University with a degree in Horology. While living in California, Louis worked as a jeweler for several years. When he and his family moved back to the Peoria area he worked as an electrician for the IBEW34 until he retired in 1995. Louis also served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Louis was considered a “jack of all trades” and he enjoyed fixing watches. He was an avid San Francisco Giants and 49ers fan. Cremation rites will be accorded and a memorial service will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 6:30pm at Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home in Peoria. Rev. Stephen Barch will be officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 5pm. Memorials may be made to the Peoria Heights Ambulance.


  • Visitation Friday, June 13, 2014
  • Memorial Service Friday, June 13, 2014

Louis Robert Fraboni

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Nick Lentz

December 26, 2014

Merry Christmas Grandpa! I miss you and love you! The Giants won the World Series for you and I was pulling for them the whole way.

Bob Stufflebeam

July 11, 2014

Sorry for your loss. I only had the pleasure of working a few jobs with Lou. Lou was one of those guys that made going to work everyday interesting and fun. He always made you laugh, the world could use more like him.

July 5, 2014

Proud to be your son-in-law. Proud you were my father-in-law. I'm going to miss watching sports with you. MISS YOU, Alan.

McKenzie Schroeder

June 19, 2014

Miss You Grandpa

Pam Reinhold (Schlipf)

June 16, 2014

Lee Ann, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

June 15, 2014

Sharon and family,
We are so sorry to hear of Lou's passing, you have our condolences.
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Lisa Hill

June 14, 2014

Kim and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. I am glad McKenzie and Zachary were old enough to know and remember him, I am sure he was an awesome grandpa. Have you in my thoughts & prayers.

Melinda Huser

June 13, 2014

Sharon ,Lee Ann , and Kim I am so sorry for your loss Louis was a very nice man , I only knew him from being in the dental office he was always very pleasant , my prayers are with all of you .

Rena Webster-Horton

June 13, 2014

Leeann you all are in our prayers. Sorry for your Great loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. God knows and cares and so do I. Rena Webster-Horton & Family ~

Jeanine Stimeling- -Jeanette Hillyer

June 13, 2014

So sorry for your loss. Lou was a good man and will be missed. Our sympathy to all of you.