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William J Kimball

Male 1923 - 1993  (70 years)

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  • Name William J Kimball 
    Born 15 May 1923  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jun 1993  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21210  Rossville
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2019 

    Father William Kimball, Sr. 
    Mother Gretchen E Smith Kimball 
    Family ID F6083  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Grace E Laffan Kimball 
    Married 3 Feb 1951  Flushing, Queens County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Stephen J Kimball
     2. David Kimball
     3. Michael T Kimball
     4. John R Kimball
     5. William J Kimball, Jr.
     6. Paul M Kimball
     7. Doris M Kimball Hohensee
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2019 02:58:27 
    Family ID F6084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Kimball, William
    Obituary- Kimball, William
    William J. Kimball
    ROSSVILLE — William J. Kimball, 70, rural Rossville, died Friday, June 18, 1993, at his home.

    Mr. Kimball was a self-employed architect. He had worked in New York state, Bridgeport, Conn., and Higganum, Conn. Mr. Kimball served in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge and in Germany during World War II, with the Army. He was captured during the Battle of the Bulge and was a prisoner of war in Germany.

    He was born May 15, 1923, in Washington, D.C., the son of William and Gretchen E. Smith Kimball. He was graduated from Bayside High School in Long Island, N.Y. He received a architectural engineering degree from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. He moved to Rossville about two and a half years ago.

    Mr. Kimball was a member of Assumption Parish in St. Mary’s.

    He was married to Grace E. Laffan on Feb. 3, 1951, in Flushing, N.Y. She survives.

    Other survivors include six sons, Stephen J. Kimball, Atkinson, N.H., David Kimball and Michael T. Kimball, both of Glastonbury, Conn., John R. Kimball, Orange, Conn., William J. Kimball, Allendale, N.J., and the Rev. Paul M. Kimball, St. Mary’s; a daugh¬ter, Doris M. Hohensee, Nashua, N.H.; a brother, Paul H. Kimball, New Britain, Conn.; and 22 grandchildren.

    Requiem High Mass will be sung at 7:30 a.m. today at Assumption Chapel. Burial will be at Mountain Grove Cemetery in Bridgeport, Conn. The Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Mary’s is in charge of arrangements.