William H. Guede, 92, of Lacon died on August 29, 2015 at Unity Point Proctor in Peoria. Born on November 24, 1922 to the late Herman and Virginia Blackburn Guede in Lacon, he married Beverly Tool on December 13, 1947 in Lacon.
Bill worked in the lumber industry for over 50 years, working for local yards such as Miller Lumber and Allen Lumber. Bill was also part owner in B & D Lumber, Past Post Commander for Walter Guede American Legion Post #593, a lifetime 15 Club member, former president of Lacon Businessmen's Association, and a member of Put-Mar-Wood Association.
William is survived by his daughters Susan (Gary) Webber of Peoria and Diane (Rick) Roberts of Low Point; sister Dorothy McAllister of Lacon; grandchildren Jeannine (Tony) Becerra of Kansas City, KS; Marta (Chris) Herget of Dunlap; Brittney (Brad) Palmer of Wexford, PA; Darrick (Jennifer) Robinson of Durango, CO; Danelle (Troy Steeg) Robinson of Chillicothe; and 9 great grandchildren.
Cremation rites have been accorded and a graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 19 at 9 am at the Lacon Cemetery with Bob Murphy officiating. Memorials can be left to the charity of your choice in his name. Online condolences can be left at lenzmemorialhome.com.
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