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Jerome "Jerry" Swiskoski

October 8, 1932 August 2, 2019
Jerome "Jerry" Swiskoski
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Obituary for Jerome "Jerry" Swiskoski

Jerome “Jerry” Swiskoski, 86, of Peru, passed away Friday, August 2, 2019 at Manor Court of Peru.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the Mueller Funeral Home, Peru with Rev. Betty Delgado, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ, LaSalle officiating. Burial will follow in Peru City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Swiskoski was born on October 8, 1932 in LaSalle to Vincent and Irene (Lindenmier) Swiskoski. He married Anna Lou Perkins on January 9, 1950 in Iowa City. He worked at Open Court Publishing, Carus Chemical and later at the Carus Mansion for more than 32 years. Jerry enjoyed playing the guitar, fishing, camping and hiking.

He is survived by his two sons, Dale (Judith) Swiskoski of Peru and Daniel (Barbara) Swiskoski of Maryville, TN; four grandchildren, Amy, Jenny, John and Julie and three great-grandchildren, Amber, Kyle and Hannah.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Anna; five brothers, Vincent, Edward, Joseph, Francis and Leo; and two sisters, Cecilia and Agnes.

Pallbearers will be Amy, Eric, Kyle and Amber Lynch and John Swiskoski.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the donor’s choice.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

6

Aug

4:00 PM 8/6/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/6/2019 7:00:00 PM
Mueller Funeral Home, Peru

909 Pike Street
Peru, IL 61354

Mueller Funeral Home, Peru
909 Pike Street Peru 61354 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

7

Aug

11:00 AM 8/7/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mueller Funeral Home, Peru

909 Pike Street
Peru, IL 61354

Mueller Funeral Home, Peru
909 Pike Street Peru 61354 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Peru City Cemetery Final Resting Place

2121 Shooting Park Rd.
Peru, IL 61354

2121 Shooting Park Rd. Peru 61354 IL
United States
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