Kenneth W. Fleeman
PEORIA - Kenneth W. Fleeman, age 74, of Peoria passed away at 9:30 AM Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at his residence with his family by his side.
Born November 16, 1946, in Lawrenceburg, TN, a son to Kenneth G. and Flora (Schults) Fleeman. On April 9, 1967 he married Janet Althaus in Toluca, IL and together they cherished 54 years. Kenneth honourably served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War and later served in the Air National Guard. He worked for the USPS as a mail carrier and retired as an account representative. Kenneth was a member of the American Legion Post 2, loved cooking, fishing and hunting. He coached the Peoria Soccer Club and was always looking for an opportunity to tell a good joke and make people laugh. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother who was deeply loved and will be dearly missed.
Survivors include his wife, Janet of Peoria; three children, Kerry (Chad) Little of West Peoria, Scott (Kellie) Fleeman of Peoria and Jamie (Joe) Gusweiler of Cincinnati, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Brittan and Alexa Rooney, Savanna Fleeman, Chandler Little. Chloe Fleeman, Tessa Little, Jackson Gusweiler and Max Gusweiler; two sisters, Joann Cline of Toluca and Nita Harms of Washington, IL; and one brother, Jerry Fleeman of Lawrenceburg, TN.
Cremation has been accorded. A memorial visitation will be from 1 p.m. Saturday, May 1, until time of funeral services as 3 p.m. at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with Deacon Steve Cenek officiating.
Memorials in Kenneth's memory may be made to the American Legion Post 2, St. Jude Midwest Affiliate or PAWS of Peoria.
Friends and family may sign the online guest book by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com