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“Tom , Jim , Marcy and family. Please accept our Prayers for your father Jim and your family at this time. Prayers have been said for Jim's soul in...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Greg and Denise Stumpf - IL

“Jim, may the angels walk with you today and always. You are in my thoughts and my prayers. We had a lot of good times didn't we,so now you can have...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Judith Guinn - Springfield, IL

“I worked many years with Jim and he was a very good friend to work with. Am so sorry to hear of his passing. Your family will be in my thoughts &...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Wayne Lael - Springfield, IL

“Love and Prayers!! ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Jo Ann Hough - Saint Elmo, IL

“Thursday, I will lay my husband to rest. We are going to make the last leg of his journey here on earth together and his ashes will be placed at Camp...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jacque Kuizin

“Jim, Tom and family may the peace of the Holy Spirit rest, rule and abide with you during your time of need. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jaclyn Barger - Springfield, IL

“Tom, Marcy, Jim and all the Kuizin family: My prayers are with you tonight as you grieve the loss of James. I know your faith is strong and while...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Stephanie Newhouse - Springfield, IL

“Marcy, Jim and Tom, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. May your memories fill your heart and bring you wonderful memories. My...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Mikki Buhl - Springfield, IL

“DAD I WASNT READY FOR YOU TO LEAVE I THOUGHT YOU WOULD GO HOME AND WE WOULD CELEBRATE YOUR 78TH BIRTHDAY ON MONDAY BUT YOUR JOURNEY ENDED EARLY, BUT...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: THOMAS KUIZIN - springfield, IL

“Dad, always thought we would have more time "someday". Your time came too soon. I'm proud to call you Dad and will miss you. Make sure they save...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Jim Kuizin - Springfield, IL

“Dad, Your unexpected passing came as such a shock to me. I wasn't ready to say good-bye yet. I hope you felt no pain and I'm so sorry you were...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Marcy - Springfield, IL


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.