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Kyson James Pilger, infant son of Keith Pilger and Monica Ford of Beardstown, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born April 8, 2015 in Springfield.

            He is survived by his parents; three brothers Jack Daniel, Kaden Pilger, and twin brother Keelan Pilger; maternal grandparents Steve and Jan Ford of Beardstown; paternal grandparents Richard and Marilyn Pilger of Beardstown; paternal great grandmother Maxine Pilger of Beardstown; one uncle Ken (wife Doris) Pilger of Beardstown; four aunts Kristy (husband Dave) Boecker of Morton, Stephanie (husband Joey) Briggs of Astoria, and Jennifer and Brooke Ford both of Beardstown; and several cousins.

            He was preceded in death by his great grandfather Daryle Pilger.

            Kyson enjoyed spending his first Mother’s Day with his mommy. He loved visits from grandparents, his big brothers Jack and Kaden, and he spent his entire life beside his brother Keelan. Kyson especially enjoyed his father’s touch.

            Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Monday, May 25, 2015 at Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown. Burial will be in St. Alexius Catholic Cemetery. The family will meet with friends one hour prior to the services at the memorial home.

            Condolences may be left online at www.colwellmemorialhome.com.

            Memorials have been suggested to St. John’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Kyson James Pilger