James Kuizin

  • Died: March 17, 2012
  • Location: Springfield, Illinois

Lincoln Land Cremation Society

917 S. 7th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Tel. (217) 523-4646

Tribute & Message From The Family

James D. Kuizin, 77, of Springfield, died at 10:33 a.m. on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center.

James was born March19, 1934 in Springfield, the son of Anthony John and Eileen Follis Kuizin. He married Jacqueline Simmons.

James was a graduate of Lanphier High School and retired from Fiat-Allis after 30 years of service. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. James enjoyed watching sports, especially golf. His greatest joy was being with his grandchildren and flower and vegetable gardening, he was especially proud of his tomatoes.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, George Leroy and Anthony John Kuizin.

He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Kuizin of Springfield; two sons, Tom (wife, Susan) Kuizin and Jim Kuizin; one daughter, Marcia (husband, Mike) Barnard all of Springfield; six grandchildren, Nicholas and Matthew Barnard, Amber Hemphill, Jordyn Freeland, Cassie Kuizin and Tracy Kuizin; two great-grandchildren, Brynn and Landon Barnard; one half-brother, Pete (wife, Sandy) Kuizin of California; one nephew, Allen (wife, Karla) Kuizin of Riverton; several cousins and good friend, Judith A. Guinn of Springfield.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

Graveside Ceremony: 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where military honors will be provided. Friends and family are welcome to join the family at a luncheon held at Knights of Columbus Hall #4175, 2801 West St., Springfield following the graveside ceremonies.