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Lawrence Dominic "Bud" Kelch
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1918
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 22, 2012
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

KICKAPOO, IL - Lawrence D. "Bud" Kelch, 93, of Kickapoo passed away at 6:05 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Bel-wood Nursing Home.

He was born Aug. 24, 1918, in Edwards to Daniel and Julia (O'Culleton) Kelch. He married Jacqueline Kitlan on Aug. 8, 1953, in Peoria. She passed away April 21, 2002, in Kickapoo.

Also preceding him in death were two grandchildren, Jennifer Napple and Jason Kelch; eight brothers; and two sisters.

Bud is survived by two daughters, Cathy (Harry) Napple of Sparta, Tenn., and Barbara (Greg) Rodgers of Belleville; three sons, John (Joyce) Kelch of Conroe, Texas, Pat (Terry) Kelch of Brimfield and Mike (Janet) Kelch of East Peoria; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was a machinist for Bemis Bag Company, retiring in 1982.

Bud was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Kickapoo and of the Kickapoo Sportsman Club.

Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Kickapoo.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on May 25, 2012
Family links: 
  Daniel B Kelch (1880 - 1961)
  Julia Mary Culleton Kelch (1880 - 1968)
  Jacqueline M Kitlan Kelch (1931 - 2002)
  Thomas Peter Kelch (1911 - 1928)*
  LaVerne B Kelch (1912 - 2001)*
  Albert John Kelch (1915 - 1983)*
  Agnes Lucille Kelch Kuntz (1917 - 1969)*
  Lawrence Dominic Kelch (1918 - 2012)
  Francis D Kelch (1919 - 1977)*
  Mary Julia Kelch Stenger (1921 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Patricks Cemetery
Kickapoo (Oak Hill)
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
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Originally Created by: John Melton
Record added: Jul 20, 2010
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Lawrence Dominic Bud Kelch
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Lawrence Dominic Bud Kelch
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 Added: Aug. 25, 2012

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