1928 - 2016

Walter J. Maquet, 88, of Pekin, passed away Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, at Timbercreek Rehab in Pekin.

He was born March 25, 1928, in Kincaid to Walter and Margaret Isoardi Maquet. He married Marlene Altig. She survives.

He is also survived by his sons, Thomas Maquet of Pekin and Gregory Maquet of Pekin; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Gerald (Loretta) Maquet of Florida; and four nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and infant son, Danny.

Walter served in the United States Navy. He owned and operated the Phillips 66 Station in Pekin and was a former member of Pekin Moose Lodge 916.

Cremation has been accorded and a private graveside service will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in his name.

Abts Mortuary in Pekin is in charge of arrangements.

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