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Paul F. Kries

June 2, 1929 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 92)


Paul F. Kries, age 92, of Woodstock, passed away in his sleep peacefully on May 27, 2022.

He was born on June 2, 1929 in Chicago to Charles and Ruth Kries.

Paul was very active in his church community at St. Patrick’s of Hartland for 33 years. Prior to that he was involved in the church and school communities that he lived in. He was an individual that continually searched for knowledge both on the internet and in his research of stocks, science, entertainment and sports. Paul loved to travel with his family and his live long companion and wife.  He took many trips in and out of the country.  One of his favorite places to travel to was Door County. He enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He served his country in the Korean War.

Paul is survived by his six children; Jackie (Mike) Triska, Corinne (Kenneth) Dillon, Cathy (Andrew) Wind, Charlene Cross, Patti  Ward and Andy (Tracy) Kries, his loving brother Don (Janet) Kries and 14 grandchildren; Frank Kries, Leah Dillon and Ryan (Chrysa) Dillon, Michelle (Doug) Schulz, Rebecca Triska, Laura (Ryan) Pett, Courtney (Ben) Mimms, Chris (Tegan) Ward and Patrick Ward, Jessica (Mateo) Lauersdorf  and Sara Cross, Drew, Adam and Ryan Kries and 5 great-grandchildren Emma and Jacob Schulz, Elliot Smith, Jacob Wasilewski and Wade Ward, Genivieve Dillon and Robert Joseph (RJ) Pett.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife Barbara Kries and son Steven Kries, his two grandchildren Rachel Kries and Jason Triska.

A memorial gathering will be held on Thursday June 9th, 2022 from 9:00 am until the funeral mass at 10:00am at St. Patrick Catholic Church Hartland 15012 St. Patrick Rd. Woodstock, IL 60098. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Foundation.

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Memorial Gathering
June 9, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Patrick's Church
15012 St. Patrick Road
Woodstock, IL 60098

Memorial Mass
June 9, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Patrick's Church
15012 St. Patrick Road
Woodstock, IL 60098


American Heart Association

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