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John Minoff

12/10/1930 - 3/3/2018

PEKIN ~ John Evan Minoff, 87, of Pekin, passed away at 3:11 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018 at UnityPoint Health – Pekin.

He was born December 10, 1930 in Pekin to Steve and Bona (Stevens) Minoff. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Steve Minoff ; one sister, Mary Minoff and one nephew, Randy Minoff.

He is survived by two nieces, Carol Ann Davis of Pekin and Christy (Dan) Roberts of Galesburg and several great-nieces and nephews.

John was a veteran of the United States Army.

He had worked as a laborer at Corn Products for 32 years, retiring in 1980.

An avid sports fan, especially the Chicago Cubs, John also enjoyed fishing and traveling.

John had formerly attended services at the Pekin Union Mission.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Pastor Jeremie Davis will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Pekin Union Mission, 203 Court St., Pekin, IL 61554.

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