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Eileen A. Kinkade

June 18, 1947 ~ November 16, 2019 (age 72)


  Eileen A. Kinkade, 72, of Streator passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019 at her residence in Streator.

  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday at the St. Michael the Archangel Church, Streator.  Msgr. Philip Halfacre will officiate.

  Visitation will be from 4-7 P.M. Tuesday at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator.  The rosary will be recited at 6:45 P.M.

  Burial will be in St. Casimir’s Cemetery, Streator.  Pallbearers will be Michael Hunter, Michael Weld, Michael J. Tallent, Mike Tallent, Ray Yanek and Terry White.

  Born June 18, 1947 in Aurora, she was the daughter of Edward and Rosemary (McClernon) Yanek.  She married John R. Kinkade on June 29, 1968 at St. Casimir’s Church, Streator by the late Fr. Marion Switka.

  She is survived by her husband, John Kinkade of Streator; a daughter, Monica (Michael Hunter) Kinkade-Weiben of Lake Nona, Florida; a grandson, Ryan (Stephanie) Weiben of Naples, Florida; a granddaughter, Savannah Weiben of Naples, Florida; a great grandson, Merrick John Weiben of Naples, Florida; sisters, Geri (Mike) Tallent of Cornell, Sue Halterman of Ohio, Kathy (Bob) Burkett of Tennessee and Beth (Ron) Conner of Streator; brothers, Jim (Beth) Yanek of Streator, Ed Yanek of Ottawa, Ray Yanek of Streator, Mark (Sue) Yanek of Streator and Patrick Yanek of Flanagan; several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews also survive.

  She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Mary Catherine Yanek in infancy and Margaret (Peggy) Dye; and a brother, Thomas “Tommy” Yanek.

  She attended St. Mary’s Grade School and graduated from Marquette High School.

  She worked as the Office Manager at Streator Dental for 42 years. 

  She was a member of the former St. Casimir’s Church and currently belonged to St. Michael the Archangel Church.

  She was an active volunteer at her church through the years and belonged to the Altar and Rosary Society.  She was also a member of St. Vincent’s DePaul Society and the Polish National Alliance Lodge 422 where she had served as Secretary through the years.

  The family would like to thank Kelly, Andrea, Jordan and Chaplain Bill Clark of O.S.F. Hospice for their loving care for Eileen.

  Eileen was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed by her family.

  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Michael the Archangel Church or O.S.F. Hospice.

  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.solontelford.com 

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November 19, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Solon-Telford Funeral Home
301 S. Park St.
Streator, Illinois 61364

Recitation of the Rosary
November 19, 2019

6:45 PM
Solon-Telford Funeral Home
301 S. Park St.
Streator, Illinois 61364

Mass of Christian Burial
November 20, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Michael the Archangel Church (Streator)

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