EAST PEORIA — Robert J. “Bob” Riley, 75, of East Peoria passed away peacefully at 8:59 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at Morton Villa Care Center where he has been a resident for the past 11 years.

The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to the staff at Morton Villa Care Center for the dedicated care, friendships and concern for his well being.

Funeral Mass will be Saturday, Dec. 17, at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Morton with Msgr. Gerald Ward officiating.  Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in East Peoria with further visitation 30 minutes prior to Mass Saturday at the Church. Burial will be at Roberts Cemetery in Morton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Make A Wish Foundation or Children’s Hospital of Illinois.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.deitersfuneralhome.com.