William Gene Lanhardt 66, of Trivoli, formerly of Pekin, passed away on June 17, 2021 at Unity Point Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, IL. He was born on November 29, 1954 in Pekin, IL the son of William Herman and Norma Joan (Williams) Lanhardt. He married Jennifer Magon on September 22, 2000. She survives.
William worked as a Quality Control Specialist for Caterpillar Inc for 42 years. He was a St Louis Cardinal and Minnesota Vikings fan. He loved sport cars especially his 1958 Corvette. He loved to travel including participation in the Paris Marathon. He could also build anything and was known to put up a good quality fence.
He is survived by his wife Jennifer Lanhardt of Trivoli, one son Brandon James (Karlee) Lanhardt of Pekin; two daughters Angie (Bruce) Kensinger of Delavan, Nikhia Williams of Pekin and five grandchildren.
William was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
Cremation rites have been entrusted to Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home of Peoria. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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