John T. Peake, 84

John T. Peake, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 84. Beloved husband of the late Barbara A. Peake nee Brown; loving father of Kim (Gordon) Hlavenka, Robin Peake, Melony (Tim) Robbins and Valerie (Bill) Bortolotti; grandfather of Daniel, Alicia, Joseph, Kelly (Joe), Kerry, Nicholas (Christina), Christina (Cooper) and Christian; brother of the late Elaine Smith. John grew up in Portage Park and attended Schurz High School in Chicago. He was an Army Veteran and served in the U.S. Power Squadron for 50 years. He volunteered at the Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry and was an active member of Yorkfield Presbyterian Church. Memorial Services took place on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018 at Yorkfield Presbyterian Church, 1099 S. York St., Elmhurst. Private interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Due to family allergies, please omit flowers. Memorials will be appreciated for the Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry, 1083 S. York St. More information is available by calling 630-834-3515 or at