Thomas R. "Tom" Schoedel


Died: September 10, 2013
East Peoria – Thomas R. “Tom” Schoedel, 58, of East Peoria died at 10:06 PM on Tuesday September 10, 2013 at Unity Point Health Methodist in Peoria. He was born November 25, 1954 in Peoria to William and Billie Marsh Schoedel. He married Deborah King on May 11, 1978 in Las Vegas, NV. She survives. He is also survived by his father William of East Peoria, his three children;Daniel Schoedel of Morton, Candice (Jeremy) Baker of Peoria, Paul Schoedel of East Peoria, and three brothers;Alvin (Vicki) Schoedel of Peoria, Bob (Margie) Schoedel of Littleton, CO, and John (Sheryl) Schoedel of Crown Point, IN. He was preceded in death by his mother Billie on June 10, 2012. \\nTom retired in 2010 from Caterpillar INC. in Mapleton after 36 years of service, last working in sand receiving. He was a beloved husband and father and was devoted to his entire family. He also enjoyed gardening, and woodworking and target shooting with his handgun. He was also a member of St. Peters Lutheran Church in East Peoria for many years where he served as the financial secretary. \\nThere will be a memorial service for Tom on Saturday September 14, 2013 at 10 AM at St. Peters Lutheran Church in East Peoria. Pastor Kurt Mews will officiate. There will be a visitation on Friday September 13, 2013 from 5-7 PM at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in East Peoria as well as one half hour prior to the service at the church. Cremation rites have been accorded.\\n

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