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Mark F. Tonkin

February 24, 1959 ~ March 3, 2017 (age 58)
Mark F. Tonkin, 58, of East Peoria, passed away at 4:45 pm Friday, March 3, 2017 at his home.
He was born Feb. 24, 1959 in Hopedale, IL to Jack and Eileen Tinsley Tonkin. They both preceded him in death along with a half-brother, Martin Terrell.
Surviving are his sister, Gayle (Dave) Leathers of East Peoria; 2 nephews, Joshua (Christina) Nolan of Creve Coeur, Gregory Leathers of Mossville; half-brother, Michael (Rene) Terrell of Pekin; and great-nieces and nephew, Sierra, Abagayle and Brayden Nolan.
Mark was a United States Army Veteran. He was a former Executive Chef, and Union Carpenter. He owned and operated Tonkin's Tree Service.
He loved flat track motorcycle racing, riding his Harley and was an excellent mushroom hunter.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to T.A.P.S. no kill animal shelter in South Pekin.
Mark's funeral service will be at 11am Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in East Peoria with Rev. Richard Springsteen officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial with Military Honors will be at Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria.


Cemetery Details

Fondulac Cemetery
1985 E. Washington Street
East Peoria, IL,

Visitation

MAR 7. 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory - East Peoria

444 E. Washington Street

East Peoria, IL, US, 61611

garydeiters@deitersfuneralhome.com

Service

MAR 8. 11:00 AM

Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory - East Peoria

444 E. Washington Street

East Peoria, IL, US, 61611

garydeiters@deitersfuneralhome.com

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