Ann Kirchner

Wednesday, May 9, 2007

FRIEDHEIM, Mo. -- Ann Kirchner, 80, of Friedheim died Monday, May 7, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Oct. 5, 1926, at Wilhelmina, Mo., daughter of Henry and Frances Seiler Macke. She and Robert Kirchner were married Sept. 17, 1949, at Wilhelmina.

Kirchner was a member of St. Maurus Catholic Church at Biehle, Mo., and member of St. Ann's Altar Sodality.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Mary Erwin and Margaret Hufnagel of St. Louis, Rita House of St. Charles, Mo.; 10 sons, Robert Kirchner of Cape Girardeau, Andy Kirchner of Jackson, Paul Kirchner of Dayton, Ohio, Kit, Tommy and David Kirchner of St. Louis, Michael Kirchner of Albuquerque, N.M., Pat Kirchner of Louisville, Ky., Larry Kirchner of St. Charles, Jerry Kirchner of Colorado Springs, Colo.; four brothers, Henry Macke of Imperial, Mo., August Macke of St. Ann, Mo., Bobby Macke of Dayton, Leo Macke of Biehle; 24 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, and 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville, Mo. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. Thursday. The rosary will be recited at 9 a.m. Friday.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Maurus Church, with the Rev. Tony Dattilo officiating. Burial will be in St. Maurus Church Cemetery.