Ralph Thomas Kindred
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R. Thomas Kindred

Born: December 2, 1934; in Taylorville, IL

Died: May 20, 2019; in Burr Ridge, IL

R. Thomas Kindred, age 84, of Lemont, passed away May 20, 2019 in Burr Ridge. Tom was born December 2, 1934 in Taylorville, IL and graduated from Taylorville High School in 1953. He proudly served in the US Army Airborne and began working for Ace Hardware in 1957. Tom married Sharon E. Koller in 1962 and is a co-founder of Kin-Ko Ace Stores, Inc. of Downers Grove, IL. He was an avid Lake Michigan boater for many years.

Tom was preceded in death by his wife Sharon, his parents Linburn "Bud" and Edith Kindred, and siblings Maxine, Paul, Mary, Helen, Earl and Joan.

He is survived by his sister Virginia Ream of Taylorville, IL and brother Robert Kindred of Edinburg, IL.

Funeral services were held Thursday May 23rd at Hallowell & James Funeral Home in Downers Grove. Interment was at Clarendon Hills Cemetery.

Memorials in Tom's memory to Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago would be appreciated. Funeral home phone 708-352-6500

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Published in Suburban Life Publications on May 30, 2019.
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