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Kenneth Schier

September 13, 1928 December 1, 2018
Kenneth Schier
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Obituary for Kenneth Schier

Kenneth A. Schier, 90, of Peru, passed away, Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital. A prayer service will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday, December 6, 2018 at the Mueller Funeral Home, Peru followed by a 12 noon Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph’s Church, Peru with Rev. Gregory Jarzombek, OSB officiating. Burial to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Webster Park with full military rites conducted by the Peru Veteran’s Memorial Group.  Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Mr. Schier was born September 13, 1928 in LaSalle to Theodore and Eleanor (Kroll) Schier.  He married Mary Krolak on September 11, 1954 in St. Valentine’s Church, Peru.  He served in the Army during WW II.  He worked in quality control at Westclox and as an inspector at the Rock Island Arsenal.   After retirement Ken worked for the Mueller Funeral Home as faithful associate for many years.  He was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Peru. He is survived by his wife, Mary and two daughters; Mary K. (Kevin) Glubczynski of Peru and Loretta (Bob) Reese of Ramah, CO; 6 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.    He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Christopher and Kenneth Schier, Jr.; one daughter, Theresa Schier; and one brother, Clarence Schier.   Memorial contributions may be directed to Peru fire and Rescue.


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Visitation

Wednesday

5

Dec

4:00 PM 12/5/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/5/2018 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

Prayer Service

Thursday

6

Dec

11:30 AM 12/6/2018 11:30:00 AM
Mueller Funeral Home, Peru

909 Pike Street
Peru, IL 61354

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

Mass

Thursday

6

Dec

12:00 PM 12/6/2018 12:00:00 PM
St. Joseph's Church

1925 Fifth St.
Peru, IL 61354

St. Joseph's Church
1925 Fifth St. Peru 61354 IL
United States
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