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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 home in New Lenox. We sat for hours as I listened to Vince and my mom talk about EVERYTHING. It was stunning to me how much I learned about our families' histories and how clear and concise Vince was in describing events from decades ago. These spanned experiences from Emington,

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Posted by: Robert Englert - Pleasanton, CA - Family   Apr 19, 2018

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, married Dad's sister Annie, and raised four great kids. And like my Dad, he was a great husband, father, son and son-in law, and uncle. Although my childhood memories are cloudy, as an adult I always enjoyed visiting with him when I returned home to Illinois to visit Mom and Dad and

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Posted by: Chuck and Monica Miller - Boise, ID - Family   Apr 19, 2018

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 the Reilly family.

Posted by: Linda Peek - Cedartown, GA - friend   Apr 18, 2018

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 to see you and one of those people that just made you feel better just by being with him. I know the entire family is grateful for all of the years with him and we are very sorry for your loss.

Posted by: Scott Miller - Brookfield, WI - Family   Apr 17, 2018

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

Posted by: Kathy & Mike Hillyer - Streator, IL   Apr 16, 2018

So sorry for the loss of this wonderful man. He was a inspiration to us all. My mom so loved her brother!

Posted by: JoAnn & Charlie O'Kraski - Streator, IL - Family   Apr 16, 2018

Our Deepest Condolences to the Krippel Family.

Posted by: Comfort Keepers - Tinley Park, IL   Apr 16, 2018