Kenneth H. Love

Kenneth H. Love

QUINCY, IL - Kenneth H. Love, formerly of Bloomington and Springfield, died at 3:53 p.m., Friday, March 7, 2014, at Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. He was born December 17, 1928, in Springfield, to Kenneth and Sarah McGill Love. He married Ruth L. Cassell–Chimento on July 2, 1974, and she preceded him in death. His parents, two sisters, Cecelia Judge and Agnes Thompson, preceded him in death.

Survivors include several nieces, nephews and cousins, including niece, Therese Kunze, of Bloomington.

Kenneth was a retired Postal Supervisor. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving on the USS Sierra in the East China Sea. He was a member of the V.F.W. and Knights of Columbus. He was the ultimate St. Louis Cardinals fan and traveled to spring training for many years. He had a special compassion for widows and single mothers.

Visitation: 5–7 p.m., Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 5 p.m.

Funeral Mass: 10 a.m., Friday, March 14, 2014, at The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with Reverend John Nolan officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.

Memorial Contributions may be made to .

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Published in The State Journal-Register on Mar. 11, 2014