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Robert Latvaitis

October 5, 1941 ~ March 20, 2021 (age 79)


PEORIA HEIGHTS - Robert W. Latvaitis, 79, of Peoria Heights, IL, passed away at 4:35 pm, Saturday, March 20, 2021, at University Rehab in Peoria, IL.

On October 5, 1941, he was born in Peoria, the son of Joseph and Mary Wescott Latvaitis.  He married Betty Whited on November 20, 1964, in Peoria, and she passed away on December 28, 2018.  His parents and one brother Richard also preceded him in death.

Surviving are two sons, Joseph (Ronald Walter) Latvaitis of Peoria Heights and Alan (Vilma) Latvaitis of Peoria. Further surviving her are three grandchildren, Steven Edison Pineda, Ryan (Christine) Latvaitis, and Jane Allison Ng.  Also surviving is one sister Karen Perdelwits of Colorado.

A U.S. Marine Veteran, he was honorably discharged as a Lance Corporal in 1964.  He worked for Komatsu Dresser in Peoria for 36 years retiring in heat treat.

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