Richard "Dick" William Tingleff, 85, of Peoria passed away at 2:38 p.m. Friday, July 4th, 2014 at Christian Buehler Memorial Home.
He was born January 11th, 1929, in Clinton, Iowa, to Leonard Nelson and Margaret Alice (Johnston) Tingleff.
He married Moira Christina Bateman on May 19th, 1956 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She preceded him in death, July 9th, 2009.
He is survived by two sons, Richard J. (Shelley) Tingleff of Peoria, Illinois and William T. (Andrea) Tingleff of New Braunfels, Texas; two granddaughters, Jenna Elizabeth Tingleff and Nora Margaret Tingleff and one grandson Reginald David Tingleff.
Dick graduated from Clinton High School in 1946 and from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in 1952. He was a member of the Gamma chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at the University of Iowa.
He established and owned Tingleff Pharmacy in 1960 and later established Lincoln Avenue Pharmacy. He was a well respected and trusted pharmacist who served the West Bluff and South End communities for over 50 years. After retiring from Tingleff Pharmacy, he established Rocky Glen Mini Storage in 1999.
He was a member of the Mohammed Shriners, Scottish Rite, Lodge Council Chapter Consistory, Valley of Peoria; Scottish Rite, Valley of Clinton, Orient of Iowa; Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. & A.M., Masonic Lodge Member for 50 plus years; Elks Lodge #20, Peoria Illinois.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 10th 2014, at St Paul's Episcopal Cathedral. Visitation will be from 5;00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home, 428 W. McClure Avenue, Peoria.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St Jude Midwest Affiliate.
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)
Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home
428 W. McClure Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
10:00 AM (CDT)
St. Paul Episcopal Cathedral
3601 North North Street
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