MINONK – Donald J. "Jim" Kiefer, Jr., 65, died at 1:21 a.m., Thursday, July 19, 2018, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.
He was born Jan. 15, 1953, in Bloomington, the son of Donald and Ruth Wright Kiefer Sr.
Survivors include one son, Chad (Valerie) Munz, Mundelein; two grandchildren, Garrett Munz and Connor Munz; one brother, Bill Kiefer, Minonk, and one sister, Kathy (John) Anderson, Secor.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Jim worked at SMF in Minonk for 26 years and with Caterpillar for 13 years.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Graveside services will be held July 30 at 2 p.m. in Gridley Cemetery, Gridley, with Clark Stoller officiating. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, Minonk, is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Gift of Hope.