Schunck, Robin


Died: November 30, 2012

PEORIA – Robin T. Schunk, 64, of Peoria, passed away at 6 a.m., Friday, November 30, 2012at his residence.

Robin was born on October 4, 1948 in Peoria to Carl T. and Marietta A. (Hoag) Schunk. He married Barbara J. McBride on November 8, 1969 in Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving are three daughters, Teri (Dan) DeFrance of Peoria, Mary (Bill) Lux of Chillicothe, and Chrissy Schunk of Sarasota, FL; four grandchildren, Casey DeFrance, Hannah DeFrance, Brandon Lux, and Logan Sanders; two brothers Joel Schunk and Steve Schunk; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Robin worked for and then owned and operated Pepe Taco Restaurant from 1970 to 2005, then was employed by Kouri’s Pub. He recently started his own business marketing Señor Roberto’s Hot Sauce.

He was an avid Bears, Cubs, and Bradley fan; and he loved to play golf.

Robin was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Franciscan Friars will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Monday, December 3, 2012 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with recitation of the Rosary at 6:45 p.m. An additional visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the Mass at the church. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to Holy Family Church.

Tributes and condolences may be submitted to

Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL
Phone: (309) 688-4441