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Jack D. Hundt

10/19/1940 - 12/24/2017

PEKIN ~ Jack Duane Hundt, 77, of Pekin, passed away at 12:10 a.m. Sunday, December 24, 2017 at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

Born October 19, 1940 in Pekin to Edward and Lola (Redfern) Hundt, he married Linda Sue Hackney on June 15, 1961 in Tacoma, Washington.  She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Alissa (Randy) Sunderland of Pekin; one son, Blake (Charlotte) Hundt of East Peoria; four grandchildren, Erik Wiles, Sierra Sunderland, and Tristen Sunderland, all of Pekin, and Steven Hundt of East Peoria; two sisters, Joyce Riddle and Shirley Loeffelmann, both of Pekin; and two brothers, Bruce (Sharon) Hundt and Marvin (Laura) Hundt, both of Pekin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Crystal Wiles; and one brother, Bob Hundt.

A United States Amy veteran, he had served from 1960 to 1962.  He also had served in the Air National Guard 182nd Airlift Wing in Bartonville for 18 years.

Jack was a member of Carpenters Local #644 in Pekin for 39 years, retiring in 2004.  He had mainly worked for Schrock Construction.  He also had worked construction in New Port Richey, Florida from 1982 to 2000.

He attended Emmanuel Community Church in Pekin and was a member of Christ Bible Church in Creve Coeur.  He had been a member of the Masonic Lodge in Tremont and the Pekin Moose Family Center #916.

Jack enjoyed fishing, reading, watching Westerns, going to tractor pulls, and collecting antique toy tractors.

His funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Pastor Jeff Leeman and Pastor Tom Pisano will officiate.  There will be no visitation.  Burial will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin, where military rites will be accorded by the United States Army and Tazewell Area Ceremonial Team.

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

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