Harold Kinkel

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Harold D. Kinkel, 61, of Steeleville, IL, formerly of Fayetteville, IL, born January 13, 1961, in Red Bud, IL, died Saturday, September 3, 2022, at his residence, surrounded by family.

Harold had retired from Deli Star Corporation, Fayetteville, IL, where he had worked many years as a meat packer. He was a man of few words who liked to drink a beer and go fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Otto A. and Flora Marie, nee Runge, Kinkel; a brother, Robert Kinkel; and a nephew, Jeff Kinkel.

Surviving are his son, Alex Kinkel (Jessinette Reed); his granddaughter, Scarlett Kinkel; two sisters, Sharon Heller and Shirley (Wayne) Corey; a niece, Angie Gladson; two nephews, Brian and Darrin Corey; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, September 24, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.

Funeral: Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 24, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL, with Rev. Dale Weber officiating.

Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Freeburg, IL.



3 Comments on Harold Kinkel

Bill Barrows said : Guest Report Sep 24, 2022 at 8:12 AM

Harold will always hold a special place in my heart from my experience working with him at Deli Star. His honesty, integrity, work ethic, and friendly spirit will be unforgettable. Bill B.

  • Troy
  • IL
Carol skaer said : Guest Report Sep 21, 2022 at 8:13 AM

Harold was my brother Archie’s best friend growing up . He was part of our family like having another brother. He was a great guy. Rest In Peace in our savior arms my friend, until we meet again🙏🏻

  • Belleville
Sherri S Bush said : Guest Report Sep 17, 2022 at 9:56 AM

I worked for 4 years with this man at Deli Star. He was a gentle giant who was humble and very nice to me. I enjoyed working with him and having them clean the meat room. I remember him riding his 10 speed to work and home for lunch to get his exercise in. You will be missed. Rest up mighty king

  • Ofallon
  • IL

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