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Robert D. Queen, age 69, of East Peoria, died Thursday, January 21, 2010 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
He was born May 21, 1940 in Edina, MO to Richard and Helen (Cheatum) Queen. He married Susie G. Lanman July 30, 1966 in Peoria. She survives along with one daughter, Lori (Sami) Sarraf of Peoria; one son, Steve (Nancy) Queen of Peoria; seven grandchildren: Noelle and Paige Sarraf, Hannah, Logan, Harrison, Lauren and Louis Queen all of Peoria; one sister, Margie Moore of Carmi, IL; a cousin, Dorothy Wheeler of Edina.
Robert was an Electrician for Caterpillar, Inc. for 34 years retiring in 1995. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force serving from 1958 to 1962.
He was a member of the Local 974, retired Caterpillar Pool League, Senior Softball League at the Peoria Stadium and enjoyed riding his motorcycle.
Funeral services were Sunday, January 24, 2010 at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Cremation rites were accorded following the services.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or to the charity of your choice.
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