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4/29/2013 11:30:00 AM
Eugene 'Jim' Kisellus
Eugene ‘Jim’ Kisellus
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Eugene ‘Jim’ Kisellus

Mr. Eugene “Jim” V. Kisellus, 73, of Utica, passed away April 27, 2013, in St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday in Mighty Word Church, La Salle. Pastor Thomas Arnold will officiate. Burial will be in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery, Braceville.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday in Mueller Funeral Home, Peru. Additional visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services Thursday in the church.

Mr. Kisellus was born March 10, 1940, in Braceville to Victor and Phyllis (Weber) Kisellus. He married Gail Neitzer on June 5, 1985, in Dwight.

Jim was a corporate pilot for 12 years, owner and operator of an oil and trucking company in Gardner, and retired as owner of Future Communications. He was a member of Mighty Word Church in La Salle and the U.S. Oil and Gas Association.

Survivors are his wife, Gail of Utica; two daughters, Kalli Kisellus of Bradenton, Fla. and Angela (John) Brannen of Morris; five sons, Mark (Kim) Kisellus of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Eric (Julie) Kisellus of Utica, Kevin Kisellus of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Tony (Bonnie) Neitzer of Zimmerman, Minn., and Patrick (Martha) Neitzer of Crivitz, Wis.; 12 grandchildren; one sister, Joy (Chester) Render of South English, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be directed to Mighty Word Church, La Salle.

Pallbearers will be Eric Kisellus, Kevin Kisellus, Adam Kisellus, John Brannen, Tony Neitzer, and Patrick Neitzer. Honorary pallbearers will be Skyler Kisellus, Ian Neitzer, Aaron Brannen, and Alex Brannen.

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