Stephen A. Goewey
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Stephen A. Goewey
  • April 21, 1927 - December 9, 2017
  • Chillicothe, Illinois

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Stephen A. Goewey, age 90, of Chillicothe, passed away Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at 12:05 p.m. at the Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

He was born April 21, 1927 in Belleview, IL to Percy and Jessie (Smith) Goewey. He married Jessie Frank Nov. 23, 1947 in East Newborn, IL. She survives along with four sons: Stephen (Paula) Goewey of Tipton, IN, Kenneth (Debra) Goewey of Chillicothe, Andy (Debra) Goewey of Pekin, James (Carol) Goewey of Spring Bay, two daughters: Betty Goewey of Chillicothe, and Teresa (Mike) Gardner of Rome, IL. Stephen also leaves a legacy of numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, four sisters, two grandchildren, and one daughter-in-law, Nancy Goewey.

Stephen worked for Caterpillar, Inc. for 33 years retiring in 1982. He was a member of the Local 974 and Bayview Baptist Church in Washington.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Bayview Baptist Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria or Bayview Baptist Church Academy (Illinois Central Christian School).

You may view Stephen’s obituary online at www.Woolsey-Wilton.com