WASHINGTON - Walter L. “Wally” Schuck, 89, of Washington, Ill., passed away on October 23, 2021, at Reflections Memory Care in Washington.
He was born on November 3, 1931, in Peoria, Ill., to Clarence and Florence (Wys) Schuck. He married Joyce Pfeffinger on March 18, 1972. She preceded him in death on March 25, 2021. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Richard Schuck and sister, Kathryn Klein.
Surviving are one daughter, Gina (Steve) Harris of Brookings, Ore.; and two granddaughters, Ryann Harris and Camden Harris, both of Brookings, Ore.
Wally spent four years in the US Navy Reserves. He farmed in the Washington, Ill. area all his life and had also worked as an electrician for several area contactors.
Wally loved the outdoors. He enjoyed fishing, ice fishing and hunting with his friends. He also enjoyed playing pinochle with his friends and was a longtime St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan.
Wally was a member of Evangelical United Methodist Church in Washington, Ill. He was also a former member of the Eureka Sportsman’s Club, the Secor Sportsman’s Club and was an honorary lifetime member of Kennel Lake Sportsman’s Club in Morton. He was also a 20 year member of the IBEW Local 34 in Peoria.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Evangelical United Methodist Church in Washington, Ill.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.
To view Wally’s video tribute or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.knappjohnson.com.