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Steven C. Connor

12/19/1958 - 1/12/2020

Pekin ~ Steven C. Connor, 61, of Pekin, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Sunday, January 12, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born December 19, 1958 in Pekin to Albert and Mary Lou (Unverzagt) Connor.  He was preceded in death by his father and one daughter Nicole.

Steven is survived by his wife; Cheryl, one daughter; Mary K. Connor of Pekin, one sister; Kim (Joe) Robards of Pekin, four brothers; Todd (Debbie) Connor of Pekin, Scott (Tammy) Connor of Missouri, Kirk (Mary) Connor of Pekin, Tigh (Marybeth) Connor of Tremont.  Also surviving is one grandson, Gavin Albert Little of Peoria.

Steven worked in the auto body and automotive field his entire life.

He enjoyed painting, music, and was a drummer. He was known as a “Jack of all trades” and loved to tinker with cars. Steven never met a stranger. He will always be remembered as an amazing father.

Cremation rites have been accorded and a celebration of life will be held for Steven at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 4234 N Knoxville Ave suite b, Peoria, IL 61614.

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