PEORIA - Leo Delbert Daily, 98, of Peoria passed away Monday, July 7, 2014, at Cornerstone Rehabilitation in Peoria Heights.
He was born Sept. 27, 1915, in Peoria County, the son of Delbert and Annie (Ludolph) Daily. He married Isla Pullen in February of 1941. She preceded him in death in October of 1987.
Surviving are his children, Carol (Jack) Begner of Chillicothe and James (Nancy) Daily of Lake Geneva, Wis.; six grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, three brothers, one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
Funeral Mass will be held today, July 11, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church in Dunlap. Fr. Patrick Henehan will officiate. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Kickapoo. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service time at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heart of Illinois Down Syndrome Association, 425 N. Missouri Ave., Morton, IL 61550.
Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe is in charge of arrangements.
Leo's memorial website may be viewed at www.hurdfamilyfunerals.com.