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Tayler M. Durm

12/23/1995 - 9/30/2017

MANITO ~ Tayler Michael Wayne Durm, 21, of Manito, passed away at 6: 40 p.m. Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Pekin.

He was born December 23, 1995 in Pekin to Todd and Tammy (Mathews) Durm. 

Surviving are his parents of Manito; two sisters, Tylina Durm of San Jose, Tanaya Durm of Manito; two brothers, Todd “Nickolas” Durm of Manito, Ty-Austin Durm of Pekin; his grandparents, Rex and Sue Durm of Winchester, Tennessee, formerly of Tremont, Barb Howard of Pekin and “Grandma” Judy Hayes of Pekin; aunts and uncles, Troy (Heather) Oertle, Steve (Jessica) Mathews, Tommy (Gina) Mathews, Curt (Teresa) Durm, Wes (Becky) Durm; nieces and nephews, Braylene, Bre-Ella, Braylee, Trayden, Trentin, Trenity, Trissa and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather.

Tayler was a 2014 graduate of Pekin Community High School.

He had worked for Pacific Ethanol, formerly Aventine as an operator, last working on Friday.  He had previously worked for Denny’s in North Pekin.

Tayler, also known as “T.T.”, loved spending time playing video games on his X-Box and being with his family and friends. He played basketball with the Pekin Boys and Girls Club and had been involved in Pekin JFL.  He was an avid sports fan and particularly liked the Chicago Bears.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Pastor John Worsham of Good Shepherd Baptist Church of Manito, IL will officiate.  Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Prairie Haven Cemetery in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Whitney’s Walk For Life, 5215 North Knoxville Avenue, Peoria, IL 61614

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