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Edward Carl Komm, Jr.

March 27, 1946 January 3, 2019
Edward Carl Komm, Jr.
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Obituary for Edward Carl Komm, Jr.

EAST PEORIA—Edward Carl Komm, Jr., 72, formerly of rural Morton, died Thursday, January 3, 2019, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. He was born March 27, 1946 in Mammoth Spring, AR., to Edward and Virginia (Thomasson) Komm.

He married Ann Marie Heinzmann on July 27, 1985 in Peoria. She survives.

Edd is also survived by a sister, Susan (Van) Schmidt of St. Peters, MO.; a nephew, Jason (Alison) Schmidt of Kirkland, WA.; a niece, Liese (Larry Marks) Schmidt of St. Charles, MO.; a grand nephew, Ian Schmidt, of Kirkland, WA.; and numerous other Heinzmann in-laws and nieces and nephews.

Though Edd maintained lifelong family ties to southeastern Missouri, he moved multiple times in his youth and graduated from high school in Rochester, Indiana. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Illinois State University. He served 28 years in the United States Air Force and Illinois Air National Guard, retiring as a Senior Master Sergeant in March 1993. After retiring from the military, Edd served as a substitute mail carrier for the Tremont Post Office for 15 years.

He enjoyed country living, especially spending time with relatives and friends on a family farm near Thayer, MO.

A Memorial Service will begin at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, with Military Honors to follow, at The Waterhouse, 316 SW Washington St., Peoria, IL. A reception will follow services until 3:30 p.m. also at The Waterhouse.

Memorials may be made to the Greater Peoria Honor Flight. https://www.greaterpeoriahonorflight.org/donation

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or leave their private condolences by logging on www.wrightandsalmon.com.


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Memorial Service

Saturday

12

Jan

1:00 PM 1/12/2019 1:00:00 PM
The Waterhouse

316 SW Washington St
Peoria, IL 61602

The Waterhouse
316 SW Washington St Peoria 61602 IL
United States

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Greater Peoria Honor Flight

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