Weldon Kirn

Thursday, April 8, 2010

FENTON, Mo. -- Weldon C. Kirn, 67, of Fenton went home to the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, April 6, 2010.

He was born Jan. 17, 1943, in Perryville, Mo., to the late Arthur and Elvira Gegg Kirn.

Beloved husband of Catherine Straub Kirn; beloved father of Dwayne and Andy Kirn; dearest brother of Glen (Fran) and Norman (Donna) Kirn, Shirley (Bob) Pelker, Darlene Kirn Davies; and brother-in-law of John (Mary) Louis and Beverly Straub. He also was a loving uncle, cousin, pawpaw and friend to all.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1961 to 1964.

He was employed 30 years at Sunnen Products, retiring in 1997. He was never happier than when fishing and talking with family and friends.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Jay B. Smith Funeral Home, 7456 Manchester Ave.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church Maplewood, 2934 Marshall Ave. Interment will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Donations may be made to American Kidney Foundation.

Online tributes at www.jaybsmith.com.