PEORIA - Wilfred Staniforth, age 95, of Peoria passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Proctor in Peoria.
Wilfred was born on Sept. 16, 1918, in Sheffield, England, to Adam and Sarah (Hill) Staniforth.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 11 brothers, his sister and his daughter, Mary Staniforth.
Wilfred served in the British army in the glider unit. He moved to the United States in 1952 and went to work for Caterpillar Inc. as a core setter.
He attended Northminster Presbyterian Church in Peoria.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today, June 13, 2014, at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. The Rev. Michael Shirey will be officiating. Entombment will be in Parkview Cemetery in Peoria.
Online condolences may be made through www.davison-fulton.com.
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