MARQUETTE HEIGHTS - Kenneth "Fuzz" Dale Sheckler, 73, of Marquette Heights passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at his home.
He was born in Hanna City on July 16, 1939, to Kenneth Everett and Pauline Ellen Henning Sheckler. Kenneth married Ketra Aileen Brackett in Hanna City on June 15, 1957. She survives.
Also surviving are his children, Kirk Dale Sheckler of Peoria, Keli Evonne Sheckler-Scotti of East Peoria and Kelle Rene Hack of Marquette Heights; sisters, Carolyn Alice Sheckler of Bradenton, Fla., and Linda Kay Satterfield of Hanna City; his seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
His parents; brother, John Frederick Sheckler; and sister, Mary Jeanette Campbell, preceded him in death.
He worked as the merchandise manager for S & S Builders Hardware, retiring in January of 1999.
He was a member of Ancient Free & Accepted Masons of Illinois, Lancaster Lodge 106, an avid fisherman, master gardener and St. Louis Cardinals fan.
He was a previous member of the Hanna City Sportsman's Club, where a celebration of life will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Illinois Cancer Center.
The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co., Pekin/Peoria, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at csmico.com.
Published in Peoria Journal Star on Apr. 23, 2013