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Michael G. Eisfelder

September 14, 1947 April 9, 2016
Michael G. Eisfelder
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Obituary for Michael G. Eisfelder

Peoria- Michael G. Eisfelder, 68, of Peoria passed away at 7:28 a.m. Saturday, April 9, 2016, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.

Michael was born Sept. 14, 1947 in Peoria to George and Bernadine Epplin Eisfelder.
He married Cathy Devine on Nov. 20, 1971 in Peoria.

She survives along with his children, Matthew (Gina) Eisfelder of Pekin, Nathan (Kristina) Eisfelder of Peoria, Susan (James) Wallish of Riverside, Timothy (Leann) Eisfelder of Washington, Michelle Donaho of Peoria; 9 grandchildren, Tyler, Emme, Griffin, Jordan, Alexa, Zachary, Ava, Remy and Logan; 3 brothers, Anthony (Audrey) Eisfelder of Peoria, Stephen (Joann) Eisfelder of Green Bay and Thomas Eisfelder also of Peoria.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Mary Porter. Michael retired as an Inspector from Caterpillar Tractor Co. in 2000.

Michael was a 1965 graduate from Spalding High School in Peoria.

He was a member of the German American Society’s Sports Verein, and lifelong member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church.

He was a Vietnam Army Veteran, serving with the 1-26 Infantry, also known as the “Blue Spaders”.

He was a true fan of area youth sports, volunteering countless hours coaching soccer and basketball at St. Bernard’s and Peoria Soccer Club.

He was an honorary member of the PSV Soccer Club, and an honorary coach for the Richwoods Soccer team.

A Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church. Fr. James Pallardy will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with recitation of the Rosary at 8 p.m. Further visitation will be a half hour prior to the mass at the church. Cremation rites will be accorded after the mass.

Memorials 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

Tuesday

12

Apr

5:00 PM 4/12/2016 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/12/2016 8:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Recitation of the Rosary at 8 p.m.

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

13

Apr

9:30 AM 4/13/2016 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 4/13/2016 10:00:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church

509 E Kansas
Peoria, IL 61603

St. Bernard Catholic Church
509 E Kansas Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Wednesday

13

Apr

10:00 AM 4/13/2016 10:00:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church

509 E Kansas
Peoria, IL 61603

St. Bernard Catholic Church
509 E Kansas Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home

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