Stephen D. Kirk, Irvine, CA, (1942-2014)
November 4, 1942 - March 2, 2014
Stephen D. Kirk was born on Nov. 4, 1942, in Janesville, WI, to Donald and Bertha (Lockhart) Kirk. He passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Vernon Hills. Mr. Kirk worked as a college basketball coach at Northern Michigan University, and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and the Women's professional Basketball League in Iowa and Nebraska. He later became COO of Timesavers Aerial Lifts in Elmhurst.
Stephen is survived by his wife of 29 years, Olivia (Schuster); his children: Stephanie Saylor, Rebecca (Brian) Linscott, Jason (Simone) Kirk, Jessica (Peter) Couri and Richard Kirk; his grandchildren: Kirk and Samantha Saylor, Anna, Luke, Ashley and Jake Linscott, Gregory Kirk and Gabriella, Stephen, Benjamin and Theodore Couri; his sister, Karla (Larry) Nitz; his nephew, Samuel Nitz; and his nieces, Lucinda (Jerimiah Miller) Kirk Linn and Leneille (Justin) Howe. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Bruce Kirk.
Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at ST. JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH, 831 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047. www.lewybodydementia.org. Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.