Ronnie L. Birch, 51, of Loami, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 27, at Memorial Medical Center. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 5, at Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 Koke Mill Road, Springfield, with burial to follow at Sulphur Springs Cemetery in Loami. The family met friends from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday at Bisch West.
In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: in memory of Ronald Birch at the University of Chicago Medicine. Checks may be made payable to the “University of Chicago Medicine” and sent to the following address: University of Chicago Gift and Record Services, Ronald Birch Memorial, 5235 S. Harper Court, Chicago, IL 60615. Or, you are welcome to make a gift online using the following instructions: please direct individuals to visit the website: http://supportucmc.uchicago.edu/, click on “Make a Gift” and in the special instructions window individuals can enter “Ronald Birch Memorial – Kindler Research.”
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