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William S. Bohan

August 18, 1925 June 3, 2011
William S. Bohan
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Peoria- William S. Bohan, 85, of Peoria, died on Friday, June 3, 2011 at 4:10 a.m. at Heartland Healthcare Center in Peoria. Born August 18, 1925 in Chicago to Harold and Catherine Kelly Bohan, he married Dorothy Seeds on June 19, 1948 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Peoria. She survives along with two sons, Daniel (Carol) Bohan of Peoria, and Timothy Bohan of San Francisco, CA. Nine grandchildren, Melanie Owens, Lisa Long, Stephen, Christopher, Joshua, Kevin, Sarah, Louis, and Evelyn Bohan. Five great grandchilren also survive. William was preceded in death by his parents, and one son Patrick. He worked as a Claims Technician for Caterpillar Tractor Company. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, and was a member of the Men’s Club. He also volunteered at Proctor Community Hospital, Cursillo, and Marriage Encounter for Retirees. He was a WWII Army Air Corp. Veteran, and an adult leader of Boy Scout Troop #5. A Funeral Mass will be Monday, 10 a.m. at his church, with Fr. Christopher Layden officiating. Visitation will be on Sunday, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with recitation of the rosary at 5:45. Further visitation will be one half hour prior to the Mass on Monday. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Augustine Manor. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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