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Thomas Kepper

March 15, 1936 — August 26, 2015

Thomas F. Kepper, 79, of Lacon died on August 26, 2015 at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Lacon.

Born in Peoria to the late Thomas and Cleo Forbes Kepper, he worked at Caterpillar for 30 years as a storage control man retiring in 1994. He was a member of UAW 974 and of the Catholic Faith.

Tom married Barb Russell on December 31, 1954 and they had 6 children: Dan (Susan) Davis of Henry, Gary (Linda) Davis of Lewistown, Robert (Terri) Davis of Lacon, Patricia (Asa) Nighswonger of Sparland, Barbara (Sonny) Krafft of Henry and April (James) Emond of Henry.

He later married Judy Cox in 1981 and had Jesse (Michelle) Cox of Washington.

Services for Tom will be held on Monday August 31 at 1pm at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4-6 pm also at Lenz. Memorials can be made to the family. Online condolences can be left at


AUG 30. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

AUG 31. 1:00 PM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

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