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John William “Bill” Kirsch

John William “Bill” Kirsch, 75, of Brighton passed away at 10:50 pm on Friday July 14, 2017 at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was born on Oct 23, 1941 in Medora to Joseph Michael & Hazel (Armstrong) Kirsch.
He married Rose Marie (Greenwell) Kirsch on Feb 19, 1966 in Alton who passed away Nov 30, 2008.
He is survived by daughters & son in law, Denise Kirsch of Alton and Kelly & Brian Burklund of Lexington, SC and sons Scott Kirsch of Wood River and Shawn Kirsch of Brighton, 9 Grandchildren & 1 Great Grandchildren, sisters and brothers in laws, Fran & Ron Bellitto of Medora and Jody & Bob Hagen of Godfrey.
Bill worked at Laclede Steel. He was a member of the Tri County Rod and Gun Club.
He was preceded on death by his wife and parents.
Visitation will be 4-7 pm Wed July 19, 2017 at Targhetta & Wooldridge F H in Brighton.
Funeral Mass will be at 10 am on Thurs July 20, 2017 at St Alphonsus Catholic Church in Brighton with Fr William Kessler officiating
Burial will be in St Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Alton.
Memorial may be made to Tri County Rod and Gun Club










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