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Timo L.M. Viirre

April 2, 1954 ~ March 7, 2022 (age 67)


Mr. Timo L.M." Viirre passed away peacefully on March 7, 2022 at the age of 67 in Conway, South Carolina from a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.  He was born on April 2, 1954 in Finland, the son of Aatos and Linnea Viirre.  He came to the United States as a small child and was very proud to be an American.


     Timo graduated from Waukegan Township High School.  He worked for many years at Ammco Tools and owned his painting company, Fine Finnish.  Timo was a den leader for many years for the boy scouts.  He finished his career at Home Depot in Vernon Hills.


     Timo was married to Jean Viirre for over 40 years and lived in Grayslake and moved down to South Carolina 3 years ago.  He is survived by his son, Benjamin (Kristin) Viirre, a daughter, Rebecca (Tim) Lenihan and his adorable grandson, Jack.  Survivors include his brothers: Tarmo (Lynn) Viirre, David (Laquanda) Viirre and his sister, Marilyn Viirre, and numerous nieces, nephews and Brando Viirre.  He was preceded in death by his parents and son Nathan Viirre.


     A celebration of life will be held in Conway, S.C. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking those who wish to remember him to make gifts to the Warren Township Youth Football or Cheerleading programs in Gurnee, Illinois.


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