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Donald Albert Traicoff

September 17, 1935 August 5, 2017
Donald Albert Traicoff
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Obituary for Donald Albert Traicoff

Peoria- Donald Traicoff, age 81, of Peoria, passed away at 2:43 PM on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.  

He was born September 17, 1935, to John and Dorothy (Stalter) Traicoff. They proceeded him in death. He married Roberta Volk on June 1, 1957. She passed away in 2009. He was also proceeded in death by his son, Daniel Traicoff. 

Surviving are his two children Susan (Bill) Morton of Peoria and Jeff (Kathie Fuller) Traicoff of Marietta, G.A.; two granddaughters, Danielle (Ryan) Scoles of Pekin and Nicole (Drake) Rambke of Denver; one great-grandson, Krue Daniel Scoles; two brothers, Tom Traicoff of Peoria, Bill Traicoff of San Ramon, CA; two sisters, Allene (Lynn) Gundersen of Wheaton, IL, and Mary "Booma" (Alan) Jass of Bartonville; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 

Don attended Manual High School until he was drafted in to the U.S. Army where he served as a Sergeant in the Army 85th INF REGT.  Upon discharge he returned home to marry his sweetheart Roberta.  He retired from the United States Post Office in 2000 with 45 years of service. 

A devoted family man, Don loved traveling to visit and vacation with his family, attending St. Philomena Catholic Church, watching NASCAR and was extremely grateful his daughter-in-law Cindy, arranged for him to go on the Greater Peoria Honor Flight. 

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Resurrection Mausoleum. Visitation will take place one hour prior to mass. Father David Richardson will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow the mass at the Mausoleum. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Philomena Catholic Church, 1000 W Albany, Peoria, IL 61604, the Greater Peoria Honor Flight, PO Box 5072, Peoria, IL 61601-5072 or OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home, 8630 Illinois State Route 91, Peoria, Il 61615 in appreciate of their compassionate team. 

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

11

Aug

9:30 AM 8/11/2017 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 8/11/2017 10:30:00 AM
Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum
7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Friday

11

Aug

10:30 AM 8/11/2017 10:30:00 AM
Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum
7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

Greater Peoria Honor Flight

OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home

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