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Herbert J Southey

September 11, 1931 June 18, 2016
Herbert J Southey
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Obituary for Herbert J Southey

Peoria- Herbert J. Southey, age 84, of Peoria, passed away on June 18, 2016 at 1:45 PM at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home surrounded by his family.

Born September 11, 1931 in Peoria, he was a son to the late Herbert T. and Pauline Friedrich-Southey. Herbert was a graduate of Dunlap High School. On August 28, 1954 he married Evelyn Shosie in Peoria. Herbert worked as a brewery worker for Pabst Brewing from 1949 until 1981. He went on to work as a courier for Lanter until his retirement in 1998. Herbert was a member of St. Philomena Catholic Church. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother who was loved and will be dearly missed.

Herbert was a diehard St. Louis Cardinal and Chicago Bears Fan. He was truly a family man who loved spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, and never missed any family sporting events. He loved playing poker with his sons and his friends and will be remembered for his kindness, unselfishness, and great sense of humor.

He is survived by his wife of 61 Years, Evelyn, of Peoria; six sons, Michael (Merri) Southey of Edelstein, Timothy (Mary Kay) Southey of Bloomington, Steven (Julie) Southey of Champaign, Kevin (Dawn) Southey of Midland Park, New Jersey, and David (Ande) Southey of Peoria; one daughter Ann Marie Southey of Portland, Oregon; 17 Grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.

Herbert was preceded in death by his parents, one son Brian Joseph Southey, two sisters Doris and Donna, and one daughter-in-law Julie Southey.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 from 9:00 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Fr. David Richardson will officiate, and burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials in Herbert’s memory may be made to OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.

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

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

24

Jun

9:00 AM 6/24/2016 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/24/2016 11:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

24

Jun

11:00 AM 6/24/2016 11:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N. Allen Road Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home

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