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“A few years ago, in the summer of 2015 I think, I had the great pleasure of taking my mother Rita, Vince's sister to visit with Uncle Vince at his...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Robert Englert - Pleasanton, CA

“Like my Dad, Uncle Vince was a member of the Greatest Generation a Illinois farm boy who left home to fight in WW II. He returned to Illinois,...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Chuck and Monica Miller - Boise, ID

“So sorry to hear this, I loved to stop and visit him when I was in town. He was so sweet. We were neighbors from the 50s through the 70s. Love from...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Linda Peek - Cedartown, GA

“I'm very fortunate to have known Uncle Vince and had the experience of seeing a truly great man with a positive outlook on life. He was always happy...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Scott Miller - Brookfield, WI

“We so loved uncle Vince. He was special in so many ways.The most gentle and caring man. What a welcome he will have in heaven ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy & Mike Hillyer - Streator, IL

“So sorry for the loss of this wonderful man. He was a inspiration to us all. My mom so loved her brother! ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: JoAnn & Charlie O'Kraski - IL

“Our Deepest Condolences to the Krippel Family. ”
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Vincent William Krippel
99, of New Lenox, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Joliet Area Hospice Home. Vincent was born in Emington, IL to the late William C. and Catherine (nee Turner) Krippel. Beloved husband of the late Anna Marie (nee Miller), loving father of Robert (Paula), Kathy (Jim) Yunker, Dr. Gregory (Lynn), and William (Marla); cherished grandfather of Jessica Krippel, Adam (Deidre) Krippel, Joseph (fiancée Rosanne) Yunker, Michelle Yunker, Jeffrey Yunker, Corrie (Terry) Lee, Brian (Sara) Krippel Steven (Jodi) Krippel; proud great grandfather of Clare and Connor Krippel, Joe Tarrant, Payton and Jake Lee, Katelyn, Emilee and William Krippel. Vincent was a WWII U.S. Army Veteran. He was a member of the New Lenox VFW and St Jude Catholic Church, New Lenox. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel 102 E. Francis Rd, New Lenox on Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 3 – 8pm. Funeral Service Friday, April 20, 2018 with prayers at the funeral home at 9:30am to St. Jude Catholic Church, New Lenox for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am. Interment with Honors at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.