Kenneth W. Updyke
Star, Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Submitted by Barbara Miroslaw
Kenneth W. Updyke, 77, of Peoria, formerly of Wyoming, died at 11:07 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 23, 2001, at Methodist Medical Center. Born Jan. 2, 1924, in
Wyoming, Ill., he married Dena King on Dec. 27, 1949, in Wyoming. She survives.
A World War II Army veteran, he served
in the European Theater and was
a member of Wyoming American Legion Post 91. He worked for Caterpillar Inc. for
36 years, retiring in 1986.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wyoming
Funeral Home in Wyoming, where visitation will be one hour before services. The
Rev. Pamela Smith will officiate. Burial
will be in Wyoming Cemetery, with military rites accorded by his American Legion
post. Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 91.
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