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Brice Kness

February 28, 1987 ~ June 27, 2017 (age 30)
Brice T. Kness, 30, of New Windsor, Illinois died Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at his home.

A memorial service will be Wednesday, July 5th at 1:00 p.m. at Viola United Methodist Church.  Cremation has been accorded.  Memorials may be left for the family.

Brice Thomas was born February 28, 1987 in Aledo, Illinois the son of Michael and Kimberly Masters Kness.  Brice did asphalt work and construction in the area.  He enjoyed golfing, mushrooming, collecting small wooden boxes and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.  Brice liked to play cards with his mom and nephew and also loved attending and watching his nephew’s sporting events.

Those left to cherish his memory are his parents:  Mike and Kim Kness, New Windsor, IL; sisters:  Amanda Kness, New Windsor, IL and Cassandra Kness, Columbia, SC; half-brother:  Jonathan (Karen) Kness, Waukegan, IL; nephew and nieces:  Marcellus, Aryanna and Ainsley; grandmother:  Mary “Fran” Masters (Eldon Nichols), Milan, IL and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents:  Pat Kness, Marsha Kness, JoAnna Masters and Tom Masters.

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 Service Information

Memorial Service
July 5, 2017

1:00 PM
Viola United Methodist Church
1405 18th Avenue
Viola, Illinois 61486

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