Jerry W. Pethtel Sr.

Born: Sun., Oct. 26, 1947
Died: Sun., Oct. 23, 2016


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 27, 2016
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Twilight Funeral Service

7:00 PM Thu., Oct. 27, 2016
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Mr. Jerry W. Pethtel Sr., age 68, of Robinson, IL, died Sunday October 23, 2016 at 7:30 PM at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Care, Robinson, IL, following a brief illness.

Born October 26, 1947 in Robinson, IL, the son of Roy Thomas and Katherine Elizabeth (Hanson) Pethtel.  On October 28, 2014 he married Lori L. (Blair) and she survives.

Jerry was employed by the City of Robinson, Sewer Department and Street Department for 40 years and co-owned and operated Mama’s Place - Restaurant.  He loved to fish; ride his motorcycle, play guitar and loved going to “Flea Markets”.  He attended the Faithway, (Old Quaker Church).

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lori L. Pethtel, Robinson, IL; sons and daughter-in-law, Wayne Pethtel, Robinson, IL; Patrick Leon and Nikki Pethtel, SanTan Valley, AZ; Randy Lynn Pethtel, Robinson, IL; a daughter and son-in-law, Melissa A. and Jeremy Dollahan, Hutsonville, IL; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Roy T. and Katherine E. Pethtel; three brothers, Roy Elmer Pethtel; Harold Lee Pethtel and Billy D. Pethtel.

A Twilight Funeral Service will be held on Thursday October 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL, with visitation from 4:00 PM until time of services at 7:00 PM at the funeral home.  Interment of Cremated Remains will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, IL at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Breast Cancer Treatment Foundation with envelopes available at the funeral home.

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Janet n Woody
   Posted Mon October 24, 2016
Our deepest sympathy goes out to Lori and family. We all had alot of fun , riding cycles, going boat riding, or just sitting and visiting, and tell stories. Jerry will be missed by all.

Faith Pethtel Sommerfeld
   Posted Tue October 25, 2016
So sad to hear of Jerry's passing. My love and thoughts are with the whole family at this time. Lots of love from across the waves (Australia)

Gayla Alspach
   Posted Tue October 25, 2016
So sorry for your loss. Jerry was a great guy ! Prayers for you and the family !!!

Nola Baud Pinkstaff
   Posted Tue October 25, 2016
My condolences to the family.

Gregg and Rhonda Cox
   Posted Wed October 26, 2016
Lori, so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing.

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