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Wayne P. Meyer

December 10, 1934 March 28, 2020
Wayne P. Meyer
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Wayne P. Meyer, 85, of Peoria passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Bickford of Peoria.
Wayne was born on Dec. 10, 1934, in Peoria, IL to the late John and Ann (Harrison) Meyer. He married the love of his life, Marian (Menke) Meyer on April 7, 1956. Marian passed away in June 2015.
Wayne is survived by four daughters, Cindy (Phil) Bruckner of Bozeman, MT, Janet (Jerry) Abramson of Nashua, NH, Kathy (Bill) Wallace of Peoria, IL and Diane (Rusty) Russell of Edwards, IL; 10 grandchildren, Daniel and Matthew Warbritton, Jennifer and Jonathan Coughlon, Jessica and Jacob Abramson, and Ryan, Toshia, Robert, and Joshua Bruckner; great grandchild, Malachi; and one brother, John Meyer. His sister, Ann Turnbow, preceded him in death.
Wayne graduated from Spalding High School and attended Bradley University. He worked as a Senior Design Engineer at Caterpillar, retiring after 40 years.
Wayne was a parishioner at St. Vincent de Paul Church for over 50 years, and was active in Tuesday Prayer Group, and many other activities. He loved gardening, woodworking, rock collecting, and Native American history.
A private graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at Resurrection Mausoleum, with Fr. Stephen Willard officiating. A Memorial Mass will be planned for a later time.
Memorials may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 6001 N. University St., Peoria IL 61614.
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St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

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