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Karl William Wunderle

February 19, 1960 April 10, 2017
Karl William Wunderle
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Obituary for Karl William Wunderle

Peoria- Karl William Wunderle, age 57, joined his Lord and Savior, Monday, April 10, 2017.

Karl was born February 19, 1960 in St. Louis, MO a son of John F. and Lula Wunderle. He married Patrice Gilles on December 3, 1983 and was her best friend for 33 years, she survives. Also surviving are his dogs; Amber Lyn and Pepper, who he called “his girls. Other family members include three siblings; John Wunderle, Laura (George) Sanderson, Valerie (Eric) Smelcer, mother-in-law; Bonnie Gilles, brother-in-law, Mike Gilles, 14 nieces and nephews, with special recognition to his brother and sister Marines.

Karl’s family wants to give many thanks to Dr. Darren Conklin, the staff of Illinois CancerCare, the staff of UnityPoint Methodist, and 7Crescent Staff of Methodist. Special thanks to the caregivers who cared for Karl; Mattie, Nichole, Bree, and Nikki-People like you, who go above and beyond, make the world a better place.

Private family services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to help with funeral expenses, C/O KEMBA Credit Union, 2318 W. Willow Knolls Dr. 61614.

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2318 W. Willow Knolls Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

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