Fred Birkenkamp, 75, of Hornsby, IL passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 10:50 AM at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield, IL.
He was born February 18, 1936, in Litchfield, IL, son of the late Frank J. Birkenkamp & Bessie (Logsdon) Birkenkamp. He was married to Margaret “Peggy” (Wikoff) Birkenkamp and later married Urith “Dot” (Ferguson) Birkenkamp. He was a retired over the road truck driver where he was employed by McLain Trucking. He was a veteran of the US Army and served in the Korean Conflict. He was a member of American Legion of Litchfield, Masonic Lodge of Hillsboro, Moose Lodge of Litchfield, Trinity Lutheran Church of Litchfield and International Teamsters Union.
Surviving relatives include Spouse, Urith “Dot” Birkenkamp of Litchfield, IL, Children, Debbie (Rus) Vaught of Dorchester, IL, Ron (Brenda) Kirby of Sawyerville, IL, Gary (Laurie) Birkenkamp of Litchfield, IL, Mark (Sherry) Birkenkamp of Litchfield, IL, Patricia (Mark) Rands of Dorchester, IL, Freddie (Companion, Faye) Birkenkamp of Benld, IL, 12 Grandchildren, 20 Great Grandchildren, Brother, Terry Birkenkamp, Sisters, Margie Allen, Ruth Thorne.
He was preceded in death by Parents, First Spouse, Son, James Michael Kirby, Grandson, Mark Allen Birkenkamp, Granddaughter, Kim Tucker, Brother, Amos Birkenkamp, Sister, Barbara Mathias, Sister, Lana Dorell.
Visitation will take place Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, IL from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM.
Memorial service will take place Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 11 AM at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL. Inurnment will take place at Kinder Cemetery, Hornsby, IL.
Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com
Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.