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Kyle J. Talty

September 11, 1989 ~ May 13, 2022 (age 32) 32 Years Old


  Kyle J. Talty, 32, of Streator passed away Friday, May 13, 2022 at the Richard Owens Hospice Home in Peoria after a courageous battle with cancer.

  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Streator.  Msgr. Philip Halfacre will officiate.

  Visitation will be from 4-7 P.M. Tuesday at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator. 

  Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery, Streator.  Pallbearers will be Ross Reynolds, Quintin Smith, Nick Rodriguez, Jake Kling, Ben Price, Cody Smith, Ryan Armstrong, George Solon, Pete Smith, Adam Leonard, Dustin Ulanowski, Doug Snell and Phil Kling.

  Born September 11, 1989 in Streator he was the son of Kenneth and Kathy (Wolfe) Talty.  He married Katie Smith on July 10, 2021 in Peoria. 

  He is survived by his wife, Katie Talty of Streator; his parents, Kenneth and Kathy Talty of Streator; sisters, Katie (Pete) Smith of Normal and Kelly (Adam) Leonard of Normal; nieces and nephews, Parker, Brady and Lydia Smith; Everly, Charlotte and Graham Leonard; his mother in law, Vickie Appel of Streator; and his beloved dog, Braxton; aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

  He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bart Wolfe and Donna Aaro; paternal grandparents, Bernard and Alice Talty; an uncle, Gerry Wolfe; a cousin, Hunter Wolfe and his father in law, Don “Potsie” Smith.

  Born and raised in rural Streator he attended Otter Creek Grade School until 7th grade and graduated from Ransom Grade School.  He also graduated from Streator High School in the class of 2008.

  Following high school Kyle worked at Vactor Manufacturing as a welder for 13 years.  He recently left his position to farm full time along with his father.

  He was a member of the former St. Anthony Church and currently belonged to St. Michael the Archangel Church. 

  Kyle loved farming, welding, hunting, especially duck hunting, and hanging in the shop with his friends.  He was a jack of all trades who could do just about anything.  He will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends.

  In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the American Cancer Society.

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May 17, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Solon-Telford Funeral Home
301 S. Park St.
Streator, Illinois 61364

Mass of Christian Burial
May 18, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (Streator, Illinois)


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