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 Rich A. Denney

Rich A. Denney

East Peoria, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Death 29 Oct 2005 (aged 71)
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Burial East Peoria, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 59002827 · View Source
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EAST PEORIA, IL - Rich A. Denney, 71, of East Peoria died at 5:29 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, IL.

He was born on July 6, 1934, in East Peoria, Ill., to Fred and Bessie Frances Hammond Denney, Sr. He married Lois St. Clair in April of 1957 in Peoria. She preceded him in death in November of 1997.

Surviving are two sons, David (Marcia) Denney of Peoria Heights and Steven Denney of Minneapolis, Minn.; four brothers, Fred (Joanne) Denney of Knoxville, Tenn., Joe (Carol) Denney of Sullivan, Ill., his twin, Robert Denney of Kettering, Ohio and Trennace (Wilma) Denney of East Peoria; one sister, Bess Vendouris of Los Angeles, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Glen; and one sister, Betty.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was the Street Dept. Superintendent for the City of East Peoria for over 30 years, as well as a City Inspector.

He was a member of the Knoxville Avenue Seventh Day Adventists in Peoria.

He spent his free time roller skating, sometimes seven nights a week, and also enjoyed dancing the two-step. He was known as the Mayor of the East Peoria Steak 'n Shake. He was an avid stock car fan, having rarely missed a race at the Peoria Speedway in the past 45 years.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005, at Deiters Funeral Home at 444 E. Washington St. in East Peoria. The Rev. Clarence Small will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria.

Memorials can be made to his church.

Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) - Monday, October 31, 2005

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 59002827
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rich A. Denney (6 Jul 1934–29 Oct 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59002827, citing Fon du Lac Township Cemetery, East Peoria, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jeanette (contributor 46892486) .