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Francis "Frank" R. Ullrich, Jr.

August 18, 1935 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Francis "Frank" Ullrich, Jr. Obituary

Francis R. “Frank” Ullrich, Jr., 88, of East Peoria, IL, formerly of Metamora, IL, passed away at 11:37 pm on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at his residence.

He was born on August 18, 1935, in Chicago, IL, to Francis R. and Elizabeth M. (Bull) Ullrich, Sr. He married Elga S. Mitzenheim on October 8, 1955 in Chicago, IL.

Surviving are his wife, Elga of East Peoria; children, Andrew (Rhonda) Ullrich of Metamora, IL, Donna (Bobby) Adams of Metamora, IL, William (Laurie) Ullrich of Washburn, IL, and Liz (Eric) Pennington of Morton, IL; thirteen grandchildren; and twenty-three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Edmund Ullrich, and one sister, Betty Chapman.

Frank worked as the most requested appliance repair service technician for Sears & Roebuck, retiring after 39 years. He was a former member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Peoria where he served as financial secretary. He was a member of St. Monica’s Catholic Church in East Peoria. He was a member of NRA, Illinois State Rifle Association, and the Knights of Columbus.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at St. Monica’s Catholic Church with Father John Steffen and Monsignor Brian K. Brownsey officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 am until time of mass, also at the church on Saturday. Burial of Ashes will be in Spring Bay Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 530 NE Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, IL 61637 or to St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 303 Campanile Drive, East Peoria, IL 61611. Online condolences at

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February 3, 2024

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Monica's Catholic Church
303 Campanile Drive
East Peoria, IL 61611

Memorial Mass
February 3, 2024

10:30 AM
St. Monica's Catholic Church
303 Campanile Drive
East Peoria, IL 61611


St. Jude Midwest Affiliate
530 NE Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria IL 61637

St. Monica's Catholic Church
303 Campanile Drive, East Peoria IL 61611


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