Kenneth J. Kilburg, 88, of Bellevue, passed away peacefully on, Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at his home near his family.
Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Saturday, August 26, 2023 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue. Scripture Service will begin at 3:15 pm, Friday, August 25, 2023 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue with visitation to follow until 7:00 pm, additional visitation will be 9:00 am – 10:00 am on Saturday, August 26, 2023 at Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue prior to Mass. Burial with Military Honors conducted by Bellevue American Legion Post #273 will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.
Funeral Mass will be livestreamed on St. Joseph Bellevue-Sts. Peter Paul Springbrook Facebook Page.
Kenny was born October 3, 1934, the son of Dominic and Florence (Weis) Kilburg. He worked as a farm hand and then served his country in the US Army 1956-1958. Kenny worked at Roeder’s Implement for 10 years and then started Kilburg Electric, never really retiring. He married Jean Scheckel on September 18, 1965. Kenny was a faithful member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, VFW, Bellevue American Legion Post #273, and Luxembourg Society of Iowa.
Kenny was a strong believer of Fatima and Blessed Mother and a strong Luxembourgian.
Survivors include his wife, Jean; children, Angie (Brian) Dreifuerst, Gary (Betty) Kilburg, Becky (Tim) Giesemann, Scott Kilburg, Kathy Weimerskirch, Doug Kilburg, and Debbie (Mike) Schroeder; 14 grandchildren, Derrick, Cara, Jacob, Mikenzie, Benjamin (Joslyn), Ashley (Matt), Toby, Tate, Alex, Katerina, Emma, Andrea, Silas, and Mikenna; 7 great-grandchildren, Mason, Knox, Harper, Evelyn, Layla, Haddey, and Grayson; siblings, Leo (Janis) Kilburg, Vera (Levi) Schmidt, and Dula (Leon) Tebbe; sisters in-law, Katie Kilburg and Geri (Jeff) Evans; and numerous nieces and nephews and extended relatives.
In lieu of flowers, consider helping someone by being a blood donor. Kenny believed in donating blood over the years and was able to give approximately 30 gallons during his lifetime.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.hachmannfuneralhome.com or Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home Facebook Page.