Anna E. Kirchner
Anna E. Kirchner, 87, of Springfield, died at 4:19 pm, Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born January 10, 1929 in Roanoke, IL, to Rufus Guy and Esther Wolfe Nofsinger. She married Alan E. Kirchner on August 31, 1947 and he preceded her in death on April 22, 2003.
Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl Kirchner of Milwaukee, WI and Miriam (Paul) Solsten of St. Louis, MO; six grandchildren, Jayme and Laura Kirchner, Travis and Alex Bird, Theresa Solsten and Michelle Harney; two nieces and one nephew.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, James Kirchner and sister, Ruth Nofsinger.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church, the symphony choir and the church choir. She loved her family, her church and her community. She enjoyed sharing her musical talents.
She was a drafting engineer aid for Illinois Bell and later for CWLP.
Memorial Gathering: 11 am – 1pm, Friday, September 30, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial Service: 1 pm, Friday, September 30, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Chaplain Chris Nilges officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Roanoke, Illinois.
Memorial contributions may be made to an Alzheimer’s organization or to the Eddy flute choir.
The family would like to thank Concordia Village for their kindness and loving care.