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William J. Prebil

September 6, 1950 October 25, 2015
William J. Prebil
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PEORIA William J. Bill Prebil, 65, of Peoria passed away at 12:03 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.
Bill was born on Sept. 6, 1950, in Peoria to the late Joseph and Josephine (Starcevic) Prebil. He married Susan M. Nordwall on May 19, 1984. She survives.
He is also survived by two children, Michael (Lisa) Prebil of Brookfield, Wisc., and Wendy (Clay Russell) Prebil of Coppell, Tex.; three grandchildren, Paige, Chelsea, and Brody; and one brother, George (Marcia) Prebil of San Jose, Calif.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Janet.
Bill was an Army veteran, serving in Vietnam.
He was vice-president of regional operations at Ameren Illinois until his retirement after 40 years of service.
Bill enjoyed golfing and cars.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, at Wright Salmon Mortuary. Father Eric Bolek will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, also at the mortuary. Cremation rites have been accorded and burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans (D.A.V.), P.O. Box 4252, Peoria, Ill., 61607, or to Be the Match (for stem cell research) at
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