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Arthur Frey

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EAST PEORIA - Arthur A. Frey, 91, of East Peoria passed away at 9:05 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Riverview Manor Care in East Peoria.

Arthur was born Jan. 24, 1923, in Panama, Ill., the son of Frank and Beulah Caulk Frey. He married Mary M. Holzapfel on Oct. 24, 1942, in Missouri.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years; one son, James (Patricia) Frey of East Peoria; two granddaughters, Hope (Scott) White of Rapid City, Ill., and Karen (Heidi) Howell of East Peoria; three great-granddaughters; one great-grandson; and three great-great-grandsons.

Arthur was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Ruth Bailey.

He was a truck driver, last working for C.A. Polly, before his retirement in 1982.

Arthur was a member of Teamsters Union Local 627, Sunday Morning League and Northside Athletics. He also was a member of Illinois Masonic Lodge 263, A.F.&A.M.; and Scottish Rite Bodies, Valley of Peoria Mohammed Temple Shrine.

Cremation rites will be accorded. Burial of ashes will be at a later date at Chapel of Peace in Parkview Cemetery.

Schmidt-Haller Burial and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children.

Published in Peoria Journal Star from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2014
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