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Francis "Tom" Kitch

Francis "Tom" Kitch

Mr. Francis "Tom" Kitch of 435 Hickory Pointe, Quincy, IL, died at 11:13pm in his home on 08/01/2016.
Born May 4th, 1929 in Steffenville, MO, Tom was the son of Iva Mae & Horace Kitch. He married Mary Frances Brinkley on November 26th 1953 at John Golden's Parsonage in Hannibal, MO, she survives.

Tom was of the Baptist faith. He graduated from Lewistown High School in Lewistown MO in 1948.

Tom had distinguished careers at Gardner Denver in Quincy, IL and Knapeide Manufacturing in Quincy, IL. He also had a small farm in Steffenville, Mo. He enjoyed working, farming, mushroom hunting, fishing and all family events - especially family reunions.

Surviving are two sons, David Kitch and his wife Joyce of Maywood, MO and Mike Kitch of Lewistown, MO and daughter, Marcia Greifer and husband Curt of Naperville, IL; Seven Grandchildren and Six Great Grandchildren.

He was proceeded in death by a sister, Myrtle and brothers Vincent and Harlan.

Tom requested a cremation and no visitation, memorial or funeral service. A celebration of Tom's life with his immediate family took place during his Hospice care. As a loving and final note, all he requested was that everyone cherish each and every day and savor all of life's memories of family and friends. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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From:
Larry Tournear Jr.
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dave sorry for your loss.
From:
Becky Fleer
Lewistown, MO
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Mary and Family:
I'm so sorry for your loss. Tom was a special person, and I always enjoyed visiting with him. He will be missed by all. You are in our thoughts and prayers!
Becky & Tom Fleer
From:
Kris Bentley
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So sorry for your loss. Sending you thoughts and prayers.
From:
Lynn Greifer
Inverness, IL
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Prayers and condolences to the entire Kitch Family. Mary, may God and family help you through this time. Marcia, your Dad was such a special person and we will truly miss him. To the entire Kitch Family, prayers and love.

The Cliff Greifer Family
From:
Cindy Kitch
Lewistown, MO
Comments:
I'm so sorry for your loss Mary and to all of the Kitch family,I know how much he meant to all of you.
I loved him like my Dad and will always love & miss him,my prayers are for you Mary that you will find peace in you're heart knowing that Dad is up there with the good Lord & Uncle Harland keeping watch over you. 🙏 love you Cindy K
From:
Don Benz
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Mary and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace