Norman Kinder

Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Norman Eugene Kinder, 76, of Willisville, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 14, 2003, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill.

He was born Jan. 11, 1927, son of Torance and Minnie Luberts Kinder. He and Judith K. McDaniels were married Aug. 29, 1962, in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Kinder was a retired operator engineer. He was a member of Operator Engineers Local 520 in Granite City, Ill., B.B.K. American Legion Post 480 in Steeleville, Ill., and VFW Post 2698 in Sparta, Ill.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Terry Edwards of Willisville, Cheryl Acord of Dupo, Ill.; a brother, Glen Kinder of Cape Girardeau; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and nine sisters.

Graveside service was held Monday at Jefferson Barracks Cemetery in St. Louis.

Wilson's Funeral Home in Steeleville was in charge of arrangements.