Larry M. Kirgan, 71, of Coulterville, IL; born on September 29, 1942 in Odin, IL; passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.
Mr. Kirgan owned grocery stores for over 42 years and was a meatcutter. He was the owner and operator of the Marissa Food Mart. He was a member of the Lions Club; Masonic Lodge; Ainad Shriners; Marissa Chamber of Commerce. He served with the Ashley Fire Dept from 1968-1983. And was a former member and past president of the Ashely Grade School Board. Larry enjoyed traveling and had visited all 50 states and serveral foreign countries. He loved woodworking and mowing grass. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. Most of all he loved his family and especially his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents – Harry and Ozelma, nee Brewer, Kirgan. One brother-in-law – John Kramm.
He is survived by his loving wife Sue, nee Davidson, Kirgan whom he married on September 5, 1961 in Woodlawn, IL. He children – Gail (Tim) Laskowski of Marissa, IL; Karen (Steve) Grawe of Hoffman, IL; Rodney (Sharon Baum) Kirgan of Richview, IL; Dwayne (Tina Madison) Kirgan of Nashville, IL; Kevin (Sarah) Kirgan of Ashley, IL. 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Two brothers – Vernace (Betty) Kirgan; Lyle (Linda) Kirgan. Two sisters – Irma Kramm; Janice (Dick) Sturman. He is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Siteman Cancer Research Center.
Visitation: Friends may call from at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and on Monday, May 5, 2014 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.
Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 2:00pm with Rev. James Ryan officiating.