TREMONT - Peter G. Baer, 69, of Tremont passed away on March 3, 2020, at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Peter was born on October 29, 1950, in Peoria, Ill., to Benjamin and Helen (Hari) Baer. He married Sue Ann Neukomm on August 19, 1979, in Peoria.
Peter is survived by his wife, Sue Ann of Tremont; eight children, Sara (Herman Jr.) Glueck of Tremont, Leann (Adegoke) Tijani of East Peoria, Ilene (Derek) Hansen of Salem, Ore., Rachel (Seth) Haley of Mackinaw, Hannah (Doug) Stadeli of Silverton, Ore., Jakob Baer, Joseph Baer, and Lea Baer, all of Tremont; 10 grandchildren; six siblings, Nancy Baer, Sharon Baer, Tom (Martha) Baer, Tim Baer, Lela (Duane) Hari, and Marvin (Rebecca) Baer; sister-in-law, Barbara Baer; and brother-in-law, Neils Jensen. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Lydia Baer; both parents; two brothers, Ted and Edwin Baer; and one sister, Irma Jensen.
A visitation was held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. A graveside service was held on Friday, March 6, 2020, at Springdale Cemetery in Peoria, with ministers from the German Apostolic Christian Church officiating.
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