Wesley “Wes” Ryan Goeken, 23, of Bartonville, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013.
Wes was born in Peoria on January 30, 1990 to David Goeken and Karla Riley.
Surviving are his parents, David of Bartonville and Karla of Peoria; stepmother Amy Goeken of Bartonville; brothers Nicholas and Lucas Goeken of Bartonville; step-brother Kevin Thompson of Bartonville; step-sister Tiffany Thompson of Peoria; grandparents George and Jeanne Strate of Peoria, John and Ellen Riley of Montgomery, AL, and step-grandparents Chuck and Betty Gold of Bartonville.
Wes was a 2008 graduate of Limestone Community High School in Bartonville. He had also served in the Army National Guard.
He enjoyed working with computers, and was employed by Advanced Technology Services, working at Caterpillar in East Peoria.
Wes loved music, playing the guitar, and enjoyed playing Magic the Gathering with his friends. Wesley had a big heart and touched those with who he came in contact. He will always be loved, missed, and never forgotten.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
A memorial service will be held at 4:30 pm on Monday April 15, 2013 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville.
Memorials may be made to Whitney’s Walk For Life, c/o MHAIV, 5407 N. University St.
Peoria, IL 61614.
To view Wes’ Memorial DVD or submit online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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