Thomas Koll

NORWOOD - Thomas J. Koll, 57, of Norwood died at 8:06 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Emergency Room in Peoria.

He was born April 4, 1956, in Peoria, to Robert and Helen (McCoy) Koll. He married Therese Runyon on May 12, 1984, in Elmwood. She survives.

Also surviving are four children, Jeremy of East Peoria, Ben of Indiana, and Andy and Zach of Norwood; four brothers, Robert (Martha) of Elmwood, Scott (Melinda) of Farmington, David of Oak Hill, and Douglas of Peoria; and one granddaughter, Vera Koll Richards of Peoria.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Joseph.

Tom was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving his country from 1974-1978. He worked as a supervisor for Mitsubishi Motors.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Elmwood. Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation. Graveside services will be held Friday, June 28, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Oak Hill.

Memorials may be made to the ; or to the .

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Funeral Home

Oaks-Hines Funeral Home
702 West Main Elmwood, IL 61529
(309) 742-2491

Published in Peoria Journal Star on June 25, 2013