John "Jack" Hidden(1933 - 2018)

John "Jack" Hidden
PEORIA - John "Jack" F. Hidden, 85, of Peoria passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.
He was born on July 14, 1933, in Peoria to John W. and Etta F (Ulrichs) Hidden. He married Patricia Stevens on May 20, 1955, in Peoria. She preceded him in death on May 24, 2010, in Peoria.
His parents; two sons, Michael Tod Hidden and Jason Kurt Hidden; one grandson; four brothers; and one sister also preceded him in death.
Surviving are his two sons, Gregg Richard (Suzanne) Hidden of Peoria and Eric Jon (Stephanie) Hidden of Norwood; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 1 brother; and many nieces and nephews.
Jack served in the U.S. Army and worked as a Machinist at Caterpillar, Inc. for 45 years, retiring in 1996. Jack also served as a volunteer firefighter for the Limestone Township Fire Department and worked part-time with the Pleasant Valley Water District. He was the finance secretary and member of U.A.W. Retirees, where he was active and volunteered for many years. Jack was a past board member for Bel-Wood Nursing Home and the Norwood Youth Organization. He had a love for woodworking and volunteering and a true desire to help others.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel. Burial will follow the service at Springdale Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Springdale Cemetery.
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Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel
2021 North University Street Peoria, IL 61604
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Published in Peoria Journal Star from Sept. 10 to Sept. 12, 2018