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Larry P. Pelker

October 1, 1953 — July 15, 2022

Larry P. Pelker, 68, of Waterloo, IL, died July 15, 2022, in Waterloo, IL. He was born October 1, 1953, in DuQuoin, IL.

    He is survived by his wife Lynn Pelker; children Cora (Rob) Scott, Edward (Charlotte) Pelker, Crystal (Michael) Schaefer, Ellen Pelker, and Charlotte Pelker (Scott Holton); grandchildren Anthony Pelker, Alexandria Pelker, Isaiah Pelker, Thomas Schaefer, and Steven Schaefer; sister Shirley (Steve) Duane; brother Roger (Melissa) Pelker; sisters-in-law Laura Arnett and Cheryl Pelker; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

    He is preceded in death by his parents Paul J. & Gladys (nee Nehrkorn) Pelker; brother Douglas Pelker; father-in-law and mother-in-law Charles and Caroline Meyers.

    Larry was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Wartburg, IL, ABATE of Illinois, Odd Fellows of Mississippi Valley #1009, and Masonic Lodge or Columbia #474.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Zero Prostate Cancer
Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Wartburg
or Siteman Community Benefit (BJC Healthcare)

Visitation:
    4 PM to 8 PM Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    9 AM until time of service Thursday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church

Funeral:
    10 AM Thursday, July 21, 2022 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Wartburg, IL
        Pastor Dan Ostlund officiating
    Interment at Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery in Wartburg, IL

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

4:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

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Thursday, July 21, 2022

9:00 - 9:45am (Central time)

Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Wartburg, IL

5765 Maeystown Rd, Waterloo, IL 62298

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Thursday, July 21, 2022

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Wartburg, IL

5765 Maeystown Rd, Waterloo, IL 62298

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