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Byrl W. Guillien
January 22, 1930 - June 9, 2017
Service Date: June 15, 2017
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017, beginning with a prayer service at the funeral home at 9:00 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, 2224-30th Avenue. Interment will follow in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.
A visitation will be held at Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home, 3720 39th Ave., Kenosha, WI, on Wednesday, June 14th from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Byrl W. Guillien, age 87, formerly of Kenosha, passed away on June 9, 2017 in Hampstead, NC.
Born in Spring Grove, MN on January 22, 1930, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Aloris (Flynn) Guillien. Living in Minnesota until 1960, he attended schools in Caledonia, MN and moved to Kenosha in 1960.
On June 18, 1959, at St. Pius Catholic Church in LaCrosse, WI, Byrl was united in marriage to Joyce D. Werner. They raised two beautiful children and had many years of happiness before Joyce preceded him in death.
Byrl was employed with AMC/Chrysler Corp for 31 years, retiring in 1991. Following his retirement from AMC, he enjoyed his employment with Aiello Mid-Town Florist.
He was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, the Kenosha Car Club and the UAW Local #72 Retirees. He enjoyed wood working and working on his cars, especially his 1958 & 1959 Metropolitans.
Byrl will be deeply missed by his daughter, Brenda K. (Martin) Hermann; three brothers, Farrell (Cheryl), Llyod (Joyce) and Joseph (Doris) Guillien; two sisters, Marie (LeRoy) Georgen and Annette (Roger) Theis; as well as, a granddaughter, Donna Kraft and one great-granddaughter.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was also preceded in death by his son, Alan J.; a brother, Leland and two sisters, Helen Stifter and Aloris LaRose.