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Edward A. Kinstner

August 18, 1934 March 2, 2019
Edward A. Kinstner
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Obituary for Edward A. Kinstner

Edward A. Kinstner, 84, of Momence, IL, died on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL. He was born on August 18, 1934, in Grant Park, IL, the son of Harold and Viola May Reynolds Kinstner. He married Barbara Ellen Boyer on August, 19, 1958, in Kankakee, IL. She preceded him in death on November 24, 2003.

He is survived by one daughter; Babbette M. Johnston of Godley, TX. One son and daughter-in-law; Edward and Dawn Kinstner, Jr., of Momence, IL. Four grandchildren; Anthony J. Thompson, Jr. of Burleson, TX, Jordan Kinstner of Wheaton, IL, Kaylie and Alex Cavender of Rochester, MN, and Cody Kinstner of Momence, IL. Three great grandchildren; Carter and Lennon Thompson and Charlotte Cavender. Two sisters; Wynona Kinstner of Pueblo, CO, and Hattie Jean Heppner of Loveland, CO. One step-brother; James “Mick” Swartz of AZ. He is preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Robert Kinstner.

He was retired as a meat cutter from Speith’s Market, Baker & Taylor, and assisted for 15 years at Cotter Funeral Home. He served in the United States Army from 1957-1959.

He was a member of the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Momence, IL, member of the Momence Fire Protection District for many years, Momence High School Football Chain Gang, served on the Momence Honor Guard Board of Directors for 23 years, coached midget football and baseball and big supporter of Momence School sporting events.

He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren and attending all Momence sporting events.

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4:00 PM 3/6/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/6/2019 8:00:00 PM
Cotter Funeral Home

224 E. Washington St.
Momence, IL 60954

Cotter Funeral Home
224 E. Washington St. Momence 60954 IL
United States

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 3/7/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church

119 N. Market St.
Momence, IL 60954

St. Patrick Catholic Church
119 N. Market St. Momence 60954 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Momence Honor Guard

224 E. Washington St.
Momence, IL 60954

Momence Fire Protection District


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