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Clark E. Seppelt, 91, of Peoria, Illinois, formerly of Edina, Missouri, passed away at 10:33 a.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Unity Point Health Methodist.

Clark was born July 10, 1928, in Springfield, Illinois, to Paul C. and Mae E. Dyer Seppelt.  He married Barbara Smith August 28, 1948, in Peoria, Illinois.  She preceded him in death on September 19, 2017, in Peoria.  Also preceding him in death were one son, Clark Seppelt, Jr., four brothers and three sisters.

Surviving are two sons, Gregory C.P. (Marie) Seppelt of Chillicothe, Mark E. (Pam) Seppelt of Springfield, IL; two daughters, Karen L. (Robert) Wilton of Peoria, Krystal E. Seppelt of Peoria; seven grandchildren, Tim Seppelt, Bobbie Bredfeldt, Angela Wilton, Marci (Ben) Gilliom, David (Ally) Wilton, Daniel (Amanda) Wilton, Tim Fuertges and eleven great-grandchildren.

Clark worked for Illinois Bell Telephone Company from 1948 to 1967.  He then farmed in Northeast Missouri from 1967 to 1988; retired in 1988 and returned to Peoria, Illinois.

Clark loved to travel and was an avid Bridge player.  He volunteered at Proctor Place and organized their Bridge Club.

He attended Grace Presbyterian Church.

Funeral services were held Saturday, November 16, 2019, at The Wilton Mortuary with the Rev. John Hopwood officiating.  Burial was in Swan Lake Memory Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Peoria Rescue Mission or Proctor Place.

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