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Alice Ann Kirby

May 19, 1925 - August 13, 2007

Alice Ann Kirby

NEW BERLIN ” Alice Ann Kirby, 82, of New Berlin, died Monday. August 13, 2007 at home.

She was born May 19, 1925 in Buffalo, IL, the daughter of Mark and Alice Mulcahey Costello. She married Eugene A. Kirby in 1943; he preceded her in death on August 12, 1988. Her parents; one sister, Mary Constant; and two brothers, John and Joe Costello, also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Kirby was a member of St. Mary’s Church in New Berlin and the Altar and Rosary Society.

Survivors: two daughters, Monica (husband, Jack) Knepler and Judy (husband, Fred) Compardo, both of Springfield; 11 grandchildren, Jacqueline (husband, Adam) Stanager of Los Angeles, CA, Tom Knepler of St. Louis, MO, Julia (husband, Geoff) Schoonover of Bloomington, Tim (wife, Patty) Knepler of Chatham, Jennifer (husband, Doug) Ferguson of Springfield, Pam (husband, Paul) Cassidy of Pasadena, CA, Diane (husband, Ron Wienstroer) Compardo of St. Louis, MO, Jill Compardo of Petaluma, CA, Todd (wife, Nicole) Compardo of Murphysboro, Troy Compardo of St. Louis, MO, and Trevor Compardo of Springfield; 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Rita S. Dietel of New Berlin; one brother, Tim Costello of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Church or the American Cancer Society.

Visitation will be held 10:00-11:00 a.m., Friday, August 17, 2007 at St. Mary’s Church in New Berlin. Funeral Mass: 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 17, 2007 at St. Mary’s Church in New Berlin, Reverend Angel Sierra officiating. Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery in New Berlin. Staab Funeral Home of Service.

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