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Rev. Allen J. "Al" Kitson

January 1, 1930 ~ June 14, 2021 (age 91)

Obituary


Rev. Allen J. "Al" Kitson, 91, of Red Bud, Illinois, died June 14, 2021, in Red Bud, IL. He was born January 1, 1930, in Plymouth, WI.


He is survived by his  children Sondra (Tim) Wittmann, Deen (Tim) Hartley, Kris (John) Lanman, and Tami (Bret) Ries; grandchildren Heather, Jeff, Melissa, T.J., Mandi, Krista, Brandon, Micah, Alexandra, Becki, and Victoria; great grandchildren Kaylee, Madelyn, Erin, William, Maranda, Alicia, Klaudia, Emma, Addyson, Josiah, Isaac, Analynn, Mackenna, Magnolia, Alexis, and Makenzie; nieces; and nephews.


He is preceded in death by his wife Mary Kitson, nee Trisler; son David Kitson; parents Franklin A. and Florence (née Bamford) Kitson; and brothers David Kitson, and Burton Kitson.


Al was ordained through Independent Assemblies of God and held pastoralships over 10 years. He was treasurer of Fairview Heights Clergy Ministries, very active in Boy Scouts, ministered to local nursing homes and retirement centers, he was a grade school teacher in Illinois. He retired after 20 years as a case worker for IDPA. When you saw Al you always saw Mary, and now they are together again!


As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Alzheimer's Association


Visitation:
4 PM to 7 PM Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Friday at Quernheim Funeral Home


Funeral:
10 AM Friday, June 18, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Rev. Tim Hartley & Rev. Hal Santos officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
June 17, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Quernheim Funeral Home
800 S. Market Street
Waterloo, IL 62298

Visitation
Friday
June 18, 2021

9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
Quernheim Funeral Home
800 S. Market Street
Waterloo, IL 62298

Funeral Service
Friday
June 18, 2021

10:00 AM
Quernheim Funeral Home
800 S. Market Street
Waterloo, IL 62298

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