Kenneth W. Updyke
 

Peoria Journal Star, Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Submitted by Barbara Miroslaw 

 
Peoria - 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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