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Lowell A. Durst, Sr.

September 4, 1943 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Lowell Durst, Sr. Obituary

Lowell A. Durst, Sr., 80, of East Peoria, IL, formerly of Peoria, IL, passed away at 8:29 am on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at Accolade Health Care of East Peoria.

He was born on September 4, 1943, in East Peoria, IL, to Harlan H. and Thelma (Haedicke) Durst.

Surviving are his son, Lowell (Nicole) Durst, Jr. of Sioux Falls, SD; daughter, Kathy (Patrick) Durbin of Henry, IL; grandchildren, Felicia (Andy) Finch, Terry Durst, Paul Hawn, Thomas (Christina) Hawn, and Nicole Hawn; seven great-grandchildren; and ten siblings, Larry (Cindy) Durst, Emerson (Tammy) Durst, Albert (Denise) Durst, Johnny (Deana) Durst, Carl (Karin) Durst, Jim Durst, Laura Urban, Donna Durst, and Bonnie Durst. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Howard Durst, Rosie Upole, and Clifford Durst.

Lowell was a mechanic for Midwest Construction. He liked wrestling, fishing, cookouts, and giving people a hard time. The most important thing he liked to do was spend time with Maisie, his great-granddaughter, and his grandkids. Lowell helped a lot of people when they needed help. He was a great mentor and he will be deeply missed by all.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A Memorial Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at Mason Funeral Home Germantown Hills Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association, Central Illinois Chapter, 2501 Chatham Road, Suite 210, Springfield, IL 62704. Online condolences at


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Memorial Visitation
January 16, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Mason Funeral Home Germantown Hills Chapel
375 Old Germantown Road
Germantown Hills, IL 61548


American Diabetes Association, Central Illinois Chapter
2501 Chatham Road, Suite 210, Springfield IL 62704


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