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Harlen Lee McColrey

July 4, 1943 ~ January 27, 2022 (age 78)


Harlen Lee McColrey 78, of Secor, Formerly of Peoria passed away on Thursday January 27, 2022 at UnityPoint Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on July 4, 1943 in Peoria the son of Harold and Helen Louise (Grammer) McColrey.

He was a graduate of Peoria High School Class of 1961. Harlen proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Where he was stationed in Germany. He later worked as a bookkeeper and an accountant for many years.

He is survived by his life partner of 22 years Kathryn Maxheimer and her family.

Harlen was preceded in death by his parents.  

A private family service will be held at Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Swan Lake Memory Gardens.

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