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Russell Eugene Kirchmeyer

March 7, 1930 — March 22, 2018

RUSSELL EUGENE KIRCHMEYER
Russell E. Kirchmeyer, 88, Town of Emery, died on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at the Aspirus Pleasant View Nursing Home, Phillips, while under the care of Flambeau Home Health Care and Hospice and his family.
He was born on March 7, 1930, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Frank and Bertha (Stibs) Kirchmeyer. He made his home in Price County as a child. He attended grade and high school in Prentice He graduated Prentice High School with the Class of 1948.
He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict from 1950 to 1952.
He was married to Jeanne Cummings on September 8, 1952. They celebrated over 65 years of marriage.
He was employed by Omark Industries, Prentice, was the owner and operator of Kirchmeyer Electric, was a dairy and beef farmer, and logger prior to his retirement. In their
retirement he and his wife operated East Highland Bed and Breakfast.
He was a member of the Lane-Kreiling American Legion Post #122, Phillips and the Southern Price County VFW Post #8491 , Prentice He was an avid member of numerous historical organizations, the Forest History Assn.,and was Citizen of the Year in 1993. He enjoyed playing smear, was an avid outdoorsman who especially enjoyed deer hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife Jeanne, Town of Emery, by 4 children: Ray (Pat) Black River Falls, Wi., Richard (Tonya), Prentice, Roy (Robin) Town of Emery, and Ruth (Russell) Schilling, Medford, by 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and by 1 sister :Carole Zellinger, Phillips
He was preceded in death by his parents, by 1 brother Frank, Jr., and 2 sisters: Virginia and Annette.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at the Heindl Funeral Home, Phillips, with Pastor Glenn Sokolowski of St. John Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will be in the Emery Cemetery, Town of Emery, with military honors by the Southern Price County VFW Post #8491, Prentice and the Lane-Kreiling Amreican Legion Post #122, Phillips. Friends may call at the Heindl Funeral Home, Phillips on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service.
The Heindl Funeral Home, Phillips, is in charge of the arrangements
Online condolences may be expressed at www.heindlfuneralhome.com
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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