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Gary W. Piester

December 3, 1949 ~ November 21, 2021 (age 71)

Obituary

KEWANEE - Gary W. Piester, 71, of Kewanee died at 2:45 p.m., Sunday, November 21, 2021 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 28 at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee with Pastor Jason Garcia officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Private inurnment will take place at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in rural Kewanee at a later date. Memorials may be directed to Abilities Plus.

Gary was born December 3, 1949 in Kewanee to Melvin and Edna (Lewis) Piester. He graduated from Kewanee High School and retired from Abilities Plus. He married Brenda Piester on December 19, 1987 and she preceded him in death on January 15, 2016. Survivors include his son, Justin Piester of Kewanee, a step-daughter, Brandi Ince of Kewanee, a brother, Donnie (Cathy) Piester of Kewanee and his granddaughter, Myracle Sharrow. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Kayla, granddaughter, Abigail, and his siblings; Charles, Francis, Merriam, Ruth Ann, Janet, two sisters in infancy, two fathers-in-law, his mother-in-law and a brother-in-law.

Gary was a proud father and grandfather. He loved to spend time with family, especially his granddaughter Myracle. In his spare time, you could find Gary cheering on the Chicago Bulls, Bears, and Cubs. Gary was a hard worker and also enjoyed his time with his friends at local bars.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
November 28, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Rux Funeral Homes
507 S. Chestnut St.
Kewanee, IL 61443

Funeral Service
Sunday
November 28, 2021

3:00 PM
Rux Funeral Homes
507 S. Chestnut St.
Kewanee, IL 61443

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