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 Frank E Gottman

Frank E Gottman

Altamont, Effingham County, Illinois, USA
Death 13 Jul 2000 (aged 72)
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Burial Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100118620 · View Source
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Frank G. Gottman, 72, of 4100 Edgewater Dr., Pekin, died at 10:20 a.m., Thursday, July 13, 2000 at O.S.F. St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born April 24, 1928 in Altamont, IL, he was a son of August Fred and Edna Mae Thompson Gottman. He married Lily Marie Perry on June 1, 1948 in St. Elmo, IL.

Surviving are his wife; 2 sons, Robert Eugene (Nancy) Gottman of Creve Coeur and Larry Alan (Christine) Gottman of Pekin; 2 daughters, Shirley (Rev. Gary) England of East Peoria and Bonnie Shirley of North Pekin; 8 grandchildren, Tiffany (Robert) Clark , Christine (Sean) Perkins, Tim Gottman and Matthew Gottman, all of Pekin, Tonya England of East Peoria, Daniel (Anita) England of Washington, Josh Sloan of Creve Coeur, and Jesse Shirley of North Pekin; 3 great-granddaughters; and 1 sister, Elsie (William) Sarver of Herrick, IL.

He was preceded in death by 1 daughter (Angela Beth Gottman on November 24, 1970 in Pekin), 1 grandson (Gordon Shirley), 1 brother, and 1 sister.

Mr. Gottman was a carman/welder for the Toledo, Peoria, and Western Railroad for 32 years retiring in 1984. He had been a stock car race driver and was inducted into the Peoria Speedway Hall of Fame in 1999. He was a member of Richland Southern Baptist Church in East Peoria and a former member of the International Association of Carmen. He was an avid auction goer.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 17, 2000 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Home, Pekin chapel. His son-in-law, Pastor Gary R. England officiated. Burial was in Lakeview Cemetery in Pekin. Visitation was held from 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made the missionary fund at Richland Southern Baptist Church, 2022 Springfield Rd., East Peoria, IL 61611 or the American Heart Association, Memorials and Tributes Program, Dept. 77-3968, Chicago, IL 60678-3968.

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  • Created by: Alvin Oglesby
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100118620
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frank E Gottman (24 Apr 1928–13 Jul 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100118620, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Alvin Oglesby (contributor 47049777) .