|Birth: ||Apr. 3, 1926|
|Death: ||Jul. 16, 1996|
PEORIA -- Services for Donald C. Ryan, 70, of 511 E. Hunt, Alexis, formerly of Peoria, who was pronounced dead at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 1996, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel in Alexis. The Rev. Kathleen Hughes will officiate.
Friends may call after 3 p.m. Sunday at the chapel, with the family present from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday at LaSalle Cemetery in Chillicothe.
He died in an electrical accident while working on a railroad signal in Arizona.
Born April 3, 1926, in Peoria to Homer and Frances Ehrlein Ryan, he married Helen Newman. He later married Alma Veverka on Aug. 9, 1980, in Alexis. She survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Karen Wakeland of Peoria and Deborah Sloan of Galesburg; two sons, Michael of Peoria and Richard of Waverly, Iowa; four stepdaughters, Linda Fox of Las Vegas, Kathy Kuberski and Mary Pence, both of Alexis, and Pam Veverka of Galesburg; two stepsons, John Veverka and Stephen Veverka, both of Honolulu; 17 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. One brother preceded him in death.
An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Galesburg American Legion.
He worked for a telephone company. He then worked for the Rock Island Railroad, retiring in 1981. At his death, he was working for Railroad Traffic Co., repairing railroad signals.
He was of the Lutheran faith.
Peoria Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Friday, July 19, 1996
Charles Homer Ryan (1905 - 1979)
Frances L Ehrlein Ryan (1908 - 1978)
Donald C. Ryan (1926 - 1996)
George Frank Ryan (1933 - 1986)*
Cpl, US Army Air Corps, WWII
La Salle Cemetery
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