1938 — 2021
Al Kirtlink was born in Hannibal, Missouri on Father's Day, Sunday, June 19, 1938. His parents Hurley and Jannie Marie Kirtlink were always proud to say their son arrived on Father's Day. Al's father took a job as a milker at a dairy in Potter Valley, Ca moving from Illinois when Al was 9. Al grew up loving the country life and attended a one room school house. Riding horses, hunting, and fishing always enjoying the outdoors. When Al was 14 his Dad got a job at Mare Island and his family moved to Napa. Al hunted ducks on the Napa River, hunted deer in Pope Valley and Lake County and fished every lake and stream including the ocean. His freezer was always full. Al graduated from Napa High...