STREATOR- Phlip age 77 of Streator died Tuesday morning (Oct. 14, 2014) at St. Mary’s Hospital, Streator.
Memorial services will be held at a later date at Praise Center Church, Ottawa with Rev. Raymond Mitchell, officiating. His remains were donated to the Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois. Hagi Funeral Home, Streator is in charge of arrangements.
Phlip was born Mar. 5, 1937 in Melrose Park Illinois the son of William and Vivien (Shiner) Kirschbaum. He married Mya Angel, Feb. 16, 2010 in Streator.
He had been employed at Nicor Gas Co. and he had also sold insurance and was an over the road truck driver. He was a member of Praise Center Church, Ottawa, Eagles Lodge, Streator and had been an avid pilot. He attended Bellwood Grade School and was a graduate of Proviso East High School, Maywood, class of 1955.
He is survived by his wife Mya, one daughter, Kathi Lynne (Michael) Taskila, Downers Grove, three sons, Kenneth William (Gail Ann) Kirschbaum, Naperville, David Alan Kirschbaum and Thomas Michael Kirschbaum, both of Downers Grove, three step daughters, Vienna Lynn Horwath, Arizona, Yvonne Georgina Wagner, Highland Park, Angela Clementine (Carl) Valentino, Elgin, three stepsons, Judson Melanchthon (Sophia) Rawlings, Maryville MO, Calvin Grant (Jana Marie) Holmstrom, Festus MO and Stan Karlton (Melody Rose) Holmstrom, Imperial MO, seventeen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be made to Praise Center Church, Ottawa.