September 30, 1932 - December 8, 2020
William P. Kilian Sr., 88 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on December 8, 2020 at Mercy Hospital South, St. Louis, MO. He was born September 30, 1932, in Columbia, IL. He was married to the late Marie, nee Hankammer, Kilian. They were married May 21, 1955, in Columbia, IL. She passed away on December 24, 2012. Bill was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Columbia, IL where he was a member of the men's choir and the Holy Name Society. He was also a member of Knights of Columbus Council 6165 and a past president of the CK L of I. Bill was an original member of the Columbia Strassenfest Singers and Dancers. He loved playing Kloepper, and was an avid bowler at the Columbia Lanes. He also enjoyed gardening, and fishing with friends when he could. Surviving are his children, Karen (Paul) LeSaulnier of Waterloo, IL, William (Mary) Kilian Jr. of Columbia, IL, Robert Kilian of Fountain, IL, Mary (Alan) Brellinger of Waterloo, IL, Michelle (Steven) Darden of St. Louis, MO; 12 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother, Donald (Pat) Kilian of Sun City, AZ; son-in-law, John Parker Sr., along with other relatives and friends. He was also preceded in death by infant triplet sons, Larry, Gary, and Gerry Kilian; daughter, Donna Parker; great-granddaughter, Madelynn Brooke Kilian; parents, William A., and Clara, nee Eckert, Kilian. Visitation will be Saturday, December 19, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:45 am, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Columbia, IL. Funeral mass will follow visitation at 12:00 pm at church, with Fr. Carl Scherrer officiating. Interment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Columbia, IL. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be directed to: Immaculate Conception Education and Activities Center Building Fund, 411 Palmer Road, Columbia, IL, 62236.
William P. Kilian Sr., 88 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on December 8, 2020 at Mercy Hospital South, St. Louis, MO. He was born September 30, 1932, in Columbia, IL. He was married to the late Marie, nee Hankammer, Kilian. They were married... View Obituary & Service Information
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