|Date Of Birth:||02/04/1945|
|Date Of Death:||05/22/2012|
|Service Date:||Graveside service at 11:00 am on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka, IL. No visitation.|
Michael S. Pirtle
Chillicothe- Michael S. Pirtle, 67, of Chillicothe, IL passed
away at 11:27 pm on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at Proctor Hospital in
Peoria, IL. He was born on February 4, 1945 in Peoria, IL a son of
Charles and Arlene Frye Pirtle. He married Eleanor Kleckner on
September 3, 1976 in Minonk, IL. She survives.
Also surviving are three sons, James (Rhonda) Pirtle; Cory
(Tonya) Pirtle; Michael (Pirtle) York; one step-daughter, Lisa
Kuebler; his mother, Arlene Pirtle; one brother, Leland (Gwen)
Pirtle; one brother-in-law, Edward (Sharon) Billings; one
sister-in-law, Kay Schuster; a step-grandson, Timothy Schirer; and
several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Pirtle and one
sister, Billie Ann Pirtle.
Michael worked for Caterpillar, Inc. in Mossville, IL for 30
He was a member of the Metamora Rescue Squad for approximately 2
years, the Auxiliary Police in Chillicothe, IL for 15 years, and
the UAW Local 974 for 30 years.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, May 29,
2012 at Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka, IL. Pastor Bob Herath
will officiate. There will be no visitation. Cremation rites have
been accorded. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is
assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
Mossville Methodist Church or Rescue #33 in Chillicothe, IL. Online
condolences may be sent to the family at