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Henry J. Heerman

April 6, 1962 September 14, 2009
Henry J. Heerman
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PEORIA-Henry J. “Hank” Heerman, 47, of Peoria, passed away at 7:55 a.m. on Monday, September 14, 2009, at his residence. He was born on April 6, 1962, in Peoria to Venn Salem Sr. and Betty J. Koch Heerman. He married Dana M. Powell on January 30, 2000, in Peoria. She survives. He is also survived by his mother, Betty Burch of Peoria; three children, Dana, Henry II and Ava all at home; two step children, Dominic Powell and Regina Powell; four brothers, Venn Salem Heerman, Jr. of Georgia, John (Joyce) Heerman, David (Gabrielle) Heerman and Donald (Kathy) Heerman all of Peoria; four sisters, Betty (David) Meyers, Rosemary (Greg) Charlson, Dianne (Jay) Edwards and Kathleen (Chris) Shadden all of Peoria; 31 nieces and nephews; and 9 great nieces and nephews all of Peoria. He was preceded in death by his father. Hank was a Bus Driver for City Link for 18 ½ years. He was a graduate of Peoria Central High School in 1981 and lettered in track all four years. He was a member of Glen Oak Christian Church. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2009 at Glen Oak Christian Church with Rev. Paul Isom officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Friday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. Additional visitation will be one hour before the services at the church. Cremation rites will be accorded. Private burial of ashes will be in Springdale Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Hospital of Illinois. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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