Walnut: - Lyle L. Peach, age 85, of 1202 Linda Drive, Princeton, Illinois died Monday, March 8, 2010 at Liberty Village Nursing Home in Princeton, Illinois

Lyle was born on August 30, 1924 in Princeton, Illinois, the son of Charles W. and Cora L. (Mead) Peach. He was united in marriage to Florence "Alberta" Gustafson on September 23, 1950 in Walnut, Illinois and she preceded him in death on March 12, 2005. He served in the United States Army. Lyle was a retired truck driver and farmer in the Princeton area. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Walnut and was an avid Cubs fan and enjoyed tractor rides.

He is survived by one daughter Nela (Michael) Regan of Apple Valley, California; three sons Les (Mary) Peach of Montgomery, Illinois; Ronald (Danette) Peach of Godfrey, Illinois, Gary (Becky) Peach of Princeton, Illinois; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren; one sister Ila Allen of Princeton, Illinois and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, three brothers and two sisters.

Cremation rites were accorded. Memorial services will be conducted on Saturday 10:30 a.m. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut with Rev. Brian Moore, pastor of the First Christian Church of Walnut, officiating. Burial of cremains will be in Walnut Cemetery. A Time of Sharing will be held on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. A memorial has been established in his memory to First Christian Church of Walnut and The American Cancer Society in lieu of flowers.

(Unknown newspaper and date, submitted by Melva L. Taylor) 




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