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Marc L. Van Etten

5/14/1953 - 5/19/2020

PEKIN ~ Marc Louis Van Etten, 67, of Marquette Heights, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Born May 14, 1953 in Peoria to Robert and Beverly “Atwater” (Willoughby) Van Etten, he married Kathleen L. Snow on April 22, 1974 in Pekin. She survives. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Bobby Van Etten.

Surviving are his son, Rique (Michelle) Van Etten of East Peoria; two daughters, Angela Van Etten of Pekin, Jennifer Van Etten of Marquette Heights; two sisters, Sue (Pat) Mahoney of Goodfield, Linda Pfanz of Morton. two brothers, Shawn (DJ) Van Etten of Kansas City, Kansas, Troy Van Etten of Florida.

Marc work as a mechanic for over 44 years at Otto Baum retiring in 2019.

He was an all-around family man and always collected and put together any type of model. In his free time he was known to tinker on cars and would watch NASCAR cheering for different drivers over the years.

His Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to OSF Hospice, 2265 West Altorfer Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61615

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