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Jack Dries, Sr.

July 28, 1932 March 7, 2021
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Obituary for Jack Dries, Sr.

Peoria- John J. “Jack” Dries, Sr, age 88, of West Peoria, passed away on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at UnityPoint Methodist in Peoria.

Jack was born on July 28, 1932 in Chicago, IL, a son of George W. and Bernadine (Gerten) Dries.

Jack proudly served in the US Army during the Korean conflict. He was a plumber working for Dries Brothers Plumbing for many years. He was in the Plumbers Local Union 63 for over 69 years. Jack attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Kickapoo, IL and enjoyed bowling, golf, softball and playing cards. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. He also enjoyed attending his grandkids sporting events.

Jack is survived by six children, Jack (Joy) Dries, Jr, Beth (John) Meister, Debbie (Jack) Siegel, Cyndi (Chris) Polhemus, Tim Caughey and Dennis (Kim) Caughey, 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and first wife, Mary Buchanan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, life companion, Connie Caughey, former wife, Linda Hill, daughter, Terri Dries, three brothers and one sister.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, March 12, 2021 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Kickapoo, IL. Fr. Joseph Dondanville will officiate and burial will follow at Swan Lake Memory Gardens. Please follow all COVID regulations by wearing masks and social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Illinois Cancer Care or St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

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Funeral Mass

Friday

12

Mar

10:30 AM 3/12/2021 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo

9910 W Knox St.
Kickapoo, IL 61528

St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo
9910 W Knox St. Kickapoo 61528 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Swan Lake Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

4601 Route 150
Peoria, IL 61615

4601 Route 150 Peoria 61615 IL
United States
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