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Saturday, September 18th, 2010
Complete Obituary
Carl W. Kimmel
  Carl W. Kimmel, 95, Rockford, died at 4:07 a.m. Sept. 17, 2010, at the Gardens at Celina.
He was born June 1, 1915, to Ferdellus "Joe" and Mina Lampy Kimmel. On Dec. 31, 1942, he married Eleanor Freck, who died Aug. 3, 1986.
Surviving are two children, Catherine (Arthur) Mirtes, Huron, and Gary (Sharon) Kimmel, Celina; a sister, Mary Krugh, Mendon; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Kenneth and Edwin Kimmel; a sister, Evelyn MacKay; and a granddaughter.
He was a dairy farmer and a 1933 graduate of Rockford High School. He was a member of the former Rockford Presbyterian Church, where he served as a deacon and elder. He also was a member of Rockford Masonic Lodge since 1941.
Services are 11:30 a.m. Monday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Bob Sweeney officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be left at ketchamripley.com.
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