Kathleen Ann Kircher, 72


Kathleen Ann Kircher (nee Renk), 72, of the town of Kewaskum found peace on Monday, March 31, 2014, at Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls.

Kathy was born on June 9, 1941, in Myra, to the late Arthur and Louise (nee Kluever) Renk. She was a 1958 graduate Slinger High School. On Aug. 29, 1959, Kathy was united in marriage to the love of her life, Vincent “Butch” Kircher.

Kathy is survived by her three sons, Randy (Sheila) Kircher of Campbellsport, Keith (Stacy Calkins) Kircher of the town of Kewaskum and Todd Kircher of the town of Kewaskum; three grandchildren, Brandon Kircher of Allenton, Shaun Kircher of Kewaskum and Rachel Kircher of Campbellsport; great-grandchildren; two brothers, Gerald (Frances) Renk of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Kenneth Renk of West Bend; a sisterin­law, Janet Petri of West Bend; two brothers-in-law, Donald (Joyce) Kircher of Laona and Carlos Meilinger of Waupaca; and many other nieces, nephew, relatives and friends. Kathy was preceded in death by her husband, “Butch”; parents, Arthur and Louise Renk; her parents-in-law, John and Laura Kircher; two sisters-in-law, Carol (Gary) Fuller and Beverly Meilinger; and two nephews, Russell “Rocko” Petri and Patrick “PJ” Meilinger.

In honor of Kathy’s wishes, private family services will be held at Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church in West Bend. The Rev. Jeremy Deaner will officiate and burial will be in Washington County Memorial Park.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service of West Bend is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.myrhum-patten.com.