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Charles H. Scheafer

November 28, 1925 December 28, 2013
Charles H. Scheafer
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CHILLICOTHE – Charles H. Scheafer, 88, of Chillicothe passed away at 10:05 p.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013, at Heartland Health Care Center of Peoria. Charles was born on November 28, 1925, in Walla Walla, WA, to Jacob and Hattie (Robertson) Scheafer. He married Jeannette K. Anderson on October 11, 1952, in Peoria. She preceded him in death on October 17, 1984. He was also preceded in death by four sisters. He is survived by one daughter, Mary Ioerger of Statesville, NC; two sons, Charles H. Scheafer of Peoria Heights and James (Mary) Scheafer of Pekin; seven grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren. Charles was an Army veteran. He later worked as a truck driver for Central Illinois Light Co. He attended St. Thomas Catholic Church, and was a member of the Chillicothe American Legion and the Peoria Casting Club. Charles enjoyed fishing and stock car racing. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 Friday January 3, 2014, at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Msgr. William Watson will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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