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Martin Marek

1940 - 2017
Martin Marek Obituary
Martin Marek
TREMONT - Martin "Marty" Marek, 77, of Tremont passed away at 7:50 p.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.
He was born on January 17, 1940, in Peoria to Walter and Eulalia Ruebush Marek. He married Sally Fawer on December 23, 1963, in Tremont, and she survives.
Also surviving are one son, Chris (Karen) Marek of Mackinaw; one daughter, Valerie (Matt Childs) Marek of Peoria; one sister, Linda Green of Peoria; two nieces, Taylor and Emily Green; and his princess puppy, Sheba.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a graduate of Pekin High School and Southern Illinois University.
Marty worked as an electrician and was a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
He was a disabled veteran, serving in the United States Army from 1963-1966, in Berlin, Germany.
Marty enjoyed camping and fishing and was an outdoor enthusiast. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and eating pizza.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Antioch Cemetery in rural Tremont. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Davis Oswald Funeral Home in Tremont.
Memorials may be made to TAPS.
To express condolences online, visit www.davisoswaldfh.com.


Published in Peoria Journal Star from July 1 to July 3, 2017
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