July 20, 1961 – Monday, March 24, 2014
St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael, MN
Friday, March 28, 2014
AT THE CHURCH
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Jeffrey “Speedy” Paul Kilian, age 52, of St. Michael, MN passed away peacefully on March 24, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family.
Jeff was born on July 20, 1961 in Two Harbors MN, the son of Archie Kilian and Audrey (Martin) Kilian.
Jeff blessed this world with his kind heart. He valued spending time with his family. He enjoyed hunting, gardening, being outdoors with nature and teasing his grandkids, nieces and nephews. He was a master electrician who took great pride in his work. He was on the St Michael Fire Department for 12 years. Jeff was well known and will be forever remembered by his quick smile and hearty laugh.
He is survived by his wife, Paula; parents: Archie and Audrey Kilian; children: Jacob, Andy, Sondra and Kristine Kilian; step-children: Andy and Stephanie Bohn; grandchildren: Bennett Kilian, Carson and Hailey Bohn; sisters: Pamela Kilian, Sheila Kilian, Lisa (Bill) Valerius, Sylvia (Jeff Becker) Kilian, Paula Kilian and Karla (Tom Ripplinger) Kilian; brother: Jason Kilian; many other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11 A.M. at St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael, MN.
Interment will take place immediately following mass at the St Michael Catholic Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 4-8 P.M. at St. Michael Catholic Church. Further visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church.
Casket bearers will be Jason Kilian, Andy Bohn, Tom Ripplinger, Jeff Becker, Bill Valerius and Aaron Valerius.