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 John Joseph Kirsch

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John Joseph Kirsch

  • Birth 21 Jun 1908 Mount Angel, Marion County, Oregon, USA
  • Death 28 Mar 1999 McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA
  • Memorial ID 9296768

News-Register, McMinnville, Oregon, Tuesday, March 30, 1999

A memorial Mass for John J. Kirsch of McMinnville will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Wednesday in St. James Catholic Church, McMinnville, with the Rev. Thomas Farley officiating.

A vigil will be held at 7 o'clock tonight in the church.

Private family interment will be in St. James Catholic Cemetery, McMinnville.

Mr. Kirsch died March 28, 1999, in his home. He was 90.

He was born June 21, 1908, in Mt. Angel, the son of John D. and Theresa Klupenger Kirsch. He moved in 1913 to McMinnville, where he was raised and educated.

He and Cecilia M. Fehrenbacher were married June 17, 1941, in Gresham.

Mr. Kirsch had farmed all his life in the McMinnville area. A member of St. James Catholic Church, he served on the board of St. James Catholic Cemetery.

The founding president of St. Vincent de Paul Society in McMinn-ville, he served in that position for several years. He belonged to the Oregon Farm Bureau and Knights of Columbus. He had served on the planning and advisory and budget committees of the McMinnville School District. He also was a former member of the Yamhill County Planning Commission.

He loved his family, friends and farming.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, John W. Kirsch of McMinnville and Richard Kirsch of Spokane, Wash.; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Anderson.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Catholic School or Health Dynamics Hospice in care of Macy & Son Funeral Directors, 135 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville, OR 97128.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 9296768
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