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Charles Calvin Beimfohr

12/2/1942 - 12/13/2017

PEKIN ~ Charles Calvin Beimfohr, 75, of Pekin, passed away at 7:33 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at UnityPoint Health ~ Methodist.

Born December 2, 1942 in Pekin to Charles W. and Lillian (Evans) Beimfohr, he married Marilyn McCoy in 1963 in Pekin.  She passed away in 1988 in Pekin.  He later married Joyce Ann (Bandy) Beimfohr on January 6, 1990 in Las Vegas.  She passed away in 2011 in Pekin.  He also was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

Surviving are one son, Victor (Lori) Temple of Douglas, Wyoming; two daughters, Lynn Beimfohr of Pekin and Beth Ann (Greg) Snider of South Pekin; three step-daughters including Pamela Pritchell and Jackie Von Boeckman, both of Pekin; six grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Hallie (Judy) Beimfohr of Pekin.

Charles had worked for Caterpillar, Inc. as a painter, retiring in 2004 after 30 years of service.

He was an avid fisherman and hunter.  He was an auctioneer with Mike Fahnders and Gary Schmick, working in the AMBUC auction for years.  He also was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Manito.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Rev. Keith Moore will officiate.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be given to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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