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Norman Knee

3/25/1969 - 5/14/2018

PEORIA ~ Norman Dean Knee, 49, of Peoria, passed away at 11:41 a.m. Monday, May 14, 2018 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. 

He was born March 25, 1969 in Peoria to Charles Norman Bouchez and Virginia May Knee. He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Surviving are one son, Norman Dean Knee, Jr. of Peoria; one daughter, Sylvia M. Seelye of Peoria; three step-sons, Josh, Jacob, and Jarrod Martin, all of Peoria; his fiancé, Christina Martin of Peoria; 11 grandchildren; three sisters, Sophia (Ronney Parish) Knee, Crystal (Terry) Everett and Ginger (Daniel) Jackson, all of Peoria; three brothers, Richard (Lynnie Deemie) Knee of Peoria, Rodney (Alison) Knee of Creve Coeur and Brian (Mary) Knee of Peoria and several nieces and nephews that he loved dearly. 

Norman had worked in the warehouse at Carter Paper and Packaging in Peoria. 

He enjoyed playing bingo and watching scary movies and professional wrestling. He mostly cherished time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a grandpa of all trades. 

A gathering celebrating Norman’s life will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 1923 S.W. Adams St. in Peoria. Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. 

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society, 4234 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61614. 

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