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Henry Pelc

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[March 02, 2009]  Henry Victor Pelc, 85, of Lincoln, died with his family at his side on Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at 2:30 p.m. at Maple Ridge Care Centre.

His graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at St. Mary's Cemetery, with the Rev. John Pham officiating. Military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 263 of Lincoln.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Pelc retired from Caterpillar Inc. in 1982 after 27 years of employment at the Decatur plant.

He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II. He served from 1943 until 1947 and was stationed in Alaska.

He was born March 6, 1923, in Lincoln to Polish immigrants John and Antonia Rudzienski Pelc. He married Edna M. Hunter on July 12, 1960, and she preceded him in death on July 18, 2008.

He is survived by two stepsons, Stewart W. (and Paula) Hamblin of Kewanee and Kevin (and Dianna) Hamblin of Lincoln; two stepgrandchildren, Jamie Hamblin and Jeremy Hamblin; and two brothers, Joseph Pelc of Lincoln and John (and Mineva) Pelc of Lincoln.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Edward Pelc.

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He was a member of Holy Family Church and American Legion Post 263.

After retiring he enjoyed photography and vacationing in Florida.

He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1940 and then attended Lincoln College.

Memorials may be made to Hopedale Medical Complex.

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