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Steven Winchell

Peoria, IL

October 16, 1949 - September 15, 2008

Steven Winchell Obituary

This memorial website was created to remember Steven Russll Winchell who was born in Mt. Vernon, Illinois on October 16, 1949 and passed away on September 15, 2008 at the age of 58 .He will live forever in our memories and hearts. Steven Russell Winchell, 58, of East Peoria, passed away at 10:23 a.m. on Monday, September 15, 2008, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. Steven was born on October 16, 1949 in Mt. Vernon, a son of Russell and Margaret (Horsburgh) Winchell, Sr. He married Deborah Ann Fries on May 18, 2001 in Peoria. She survives. He is also survived by his daughters, Rhoda Ann Winchell at home and Deana Winchell Larimore of Peoria; sons, Kobi Winchell Jostad of Wisconsin and Stevie Winchell of Mt. Vernon; step-son, Justin (Darlena) Moore of Peoria; brothers, Rutherford “Ed” Winchell of North Carolina and James Winchell of Peoria Heights; sister, Sharon Carter of Arkansas; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. His parents; one son, Stevie; and one brother, Rusty, preceded him in death. Steven was last employed as an automotive detailer for Auto Lane in Peoria. He was also a member of the Christian Assembly Church in Peoria. He enjoyed listening to Country music, playing cards, fishing and bingo. He loved spending time with his children and visiting family and friends. He was a very good person and had a great heart. He was very thoughtful of others, very forgiving, full of spunk and ornery. Steven will be remembered as a very loving, giving and caring man. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 18, 2008, at the Christian Assembly Church in Peoria, with Pastor Terry L. Goode officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m.on Wednesday, September 17, 2008,at Clary Funeral Home, 1625 W. Candletree Drive, in Peoria. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memory Gardens in rural Washington. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Steven R. Winchell Fund at the Fondulac Banking Center in Sunnyland. Steven is with the Lord now. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Steven Winchell, please visit our floral store. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Steven Winchell Plant a tree in memory of Steven

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