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Michael Guile

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[September 10, 2007]  Michael W. Guile, 49, of Lincoln died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at 8 p.m. at Hopedale Medical Center in Hopedale.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Peasley Funeral Home. His funeral will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Chad Halbach officiating.

Cremation rites will be accorded following the service.

Mr. Guile worked in emergency medical services for over 25 years, including over 10 years as a paramedic at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. He was also a driver for Aero Care Air Ambulance, transporting organ and tissue recovery teams. He last was employed by the Gift of Hope as an organ and tissue surgical coordinator in Springfield.

Michael Wayne Guile was born Dec. 13, 1957, in Pekin to Theodore Dewey and Betty Jean Williams Guile. He married Dee Ann Gentry on June 18, 1987, in Clinton.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years; his children, Christopher Guile of Edwardsville and Brandi Williamson of Lincoln; one granddaughter, Dev'n Gentry of Lincoln; two brothers, Alan Guile of Auburn and Donnie Guile of Dennison, Texas, three sisters, Teresa Gladchuk of Florida, Jean Rogers of East Peoria and Dorla Streight of East Peoria; and one brother-in-law, Larry Gentry of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his in-laws, Herbert and Virgia Gentry.

He graduated from Pekin High School in 1975 and received his paramedic training at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

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