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Christopher Lee Wirth, 48

February 9, 1969 to March 10, 2017

Christopher Lee Wirth, 48, of Mineral died Friday, March 10, 2017, at his home.
Born Feb. 9, 1969, in Princeton, the son of LeRoy and Carol (Hackwith) Wirth, he married Tara Thompson and they later divorced.
He graduated from Manlius High School with the Class of 1987. He was a lifelong truck driver.
He enjoyed snowmobiling, four-wheeling and sports. Most of all he enjoyed attending his kids sporting events as they were his pride and joy.
Surviving are three children, Hannah Wirth of Buda, Ian Wirth of Mineral and Jacob Wirth of Buda; one sister, Terry (Dr. Gary) Hoelle of Princeton; one brother, Mike (Laurie) Wirth of Wyanet; one niece, Tara Flint of Princeton; two nephews, Ben Wirth of Manlius and Adam (Kristi) Wirth of Wyanet; one great-nephew, Colin Wirth of Wyanet; and one aunt, two uncles and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sheffield with Father Mark Miller officiating. Private burial will be at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Sheffield at a later date.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 13, at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to his family to start a trust fund for his children’s education.

Service/Memorial Information

Funeral Service will be Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 10:30am at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Sheffield, Illinois with Father Mark Miller, officiating.

Cremation rites will be accorded and a private burial at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Sheffield, at a later date.

Visitation will be 4-7pm Monday, March 13, 2017 at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to his family to start a trust fund for his children’s education.

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  • candle"My deepest condolences to his Family. RIP Chris."Tribute from: Doug Boyd
    March 13, 2017
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  • guestbook"So sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers go out to you in your time of sorrow."Tribute from: Chris and Gayla Lindsey
    March 13, 2017
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  • prayer"Our prayers and thoughts are with you."Tribute from: Sandy & Dave Kaiser
    March 12, 2017
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  • prayer"My deepest thoughts and prayers are with the Wirth family . You are missed my friend till we meet again"Tribute from: Dan Bohm (Bohmer)
    March 12, 2017
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  • lily"With a heavy heart I say rest in peace Chris !! You are with God now. You will be missed by so many people. Shine bright dear friend"Tribute from: Kathy Morgan
    March 12, 2017
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  • candle"May the loving arms of God surround you all and give you peace and comfort at this time. A life that touched so many with that beautiful smile can never be forgotten."Tribute from: Larry and Nancee Woodley
    March 12, 2017
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  • prayer"Deepest Sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you"Tribute from: Kenny & Lu Anne
    March 12, 2017
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  • candle"We share our sorrow and send our prayers and sympathy for a good friend. We are sure that Adam extended his hand and welcomed him to heaven. Rest In Peace Christopher Wirth."Tribute from: Adam and Clint Verdick Family
    March 12, 2017
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  • prayer"So sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are withthe kids and family."Tribute from: Judy and Bob Welch
    March 12, 2017
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  • butterfly"Going to miss seeing you at Cynex. Gone too soon my friend. Prayers to family and friends."Tribute from: Jennifer Russell
    March 12, 2017
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  • prayer"Completely Devistated"Tribute from: Melanie
    March 12, 2017
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  • candle"May the grace of God give each of Chris children peace and comfort and keep loving memories close and dear to their hearts. Prayers to each of his family members and friends."Tribute from: Stacy Eckley Disterhoft
    March 12, 2017
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  • butterfly"rest in peace my very dear friend! We will miss you dearly. My heart fell sympathy to the kids and family."Tribute from: Ron and Patty Vandegenachte
    March 12, 2017
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  • candle"So sorry for your loss our heart goes out to your family"Tribute from: Dan and Johanna Creger
    March 12, 2017
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  • guestbook"Our thoughts and prayer are with the family & especially, Chris's children. Our heartfelt condolences for your loss and during this difficult time.
    The Day family"
    Tribute from: Janet & Jeff Day Family
    March 12, 2017
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  • butterfly"Our hearts go out to the Wirth family."Tribute from: Ken and Sara Sierens
    March 12, 2017
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  • lily"May we always remember and find peace in having known Chris, and that big smile and loving heart that he shared with us...

    ...and may peace be with him; joined now with his parents, grandparents, and Heavenly Father."
    Tribute from: Julia L. Wirth - Oxyer
    March 12, 2017
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  • prayer"Such a great guy! Always had a smile on his face! Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends!"Tribute from: Glenda Klingenberg
    March 11, 2017
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  • butterfly"So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. He will be missed by many."Tribute from: Mike and Wanda Lucas
    March 11, 2017
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  • candle"Chris- you're smiling face will truly be missed. No words can express the sadness we all feel. With heavy hearts we offer our deepest condolences to the Wirth family!
    #titansfamily"
    Tribute from: Kimberly Daniels
    March 11, 2017
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  • tullips"My thoughts and prayers are with his family. I will cherish many good memories growing up with Chris."Tribute from: Corey Miller
    March 11, 2017
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  • guestbook"Sympathy to the family and children ! So sorry for the loss , miss your funny deamenor at sports events and overall feeling sympathy for you ! Rest In Peace my friend"Tribute from: Eran Salzmann
    March 11, 2017
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  • prayer"I still don't want to believe it....I miss u....love u. Rest in peace!!!! Prayers for your kids and family"Tribute from: Ashleigh
    March 11, 2017
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  • candle"I'm so very sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers"Tribute from: Brenda Siegman
    March 11, 2017
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  • candle"Fly high sweet friend"Tribute from: Sarah
    March 11, 2017
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  • butterfly"So sorry for your loss. We will miss you Chris. May you rest in peace!!"Tribute from: Ray & Mo Specht
    March 11, 2017
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  • candle"May you Rest In Peace Chris. My condolences to your children and family."Tribute from: Nikki Swift
    March 11, 2017
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  • lily"So sorry for the loss. Chris was an awesome guy. Very close family friend. Rest easy Chris."Tribute from: Clint Verdick
    March 11, 2017
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  • prayer"I am so sorry to hear of your loss"Tribute from: Danielle Asplund Green
    March 11, 2017
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  • candle"Rest in peace dear cousin."Tribute from: Karen Boyd Mulholland
    March 11, 2017
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  • prayer"So very sorry. You all are in my thoughts and prayers."Tribute from: Lorie Watson
    March 11, 2017
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  • candle"Condolences"Tribute from: Gina Darling
    March 11, 2017
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