Francis J. Kircher

Monday, June 2, 2008

Jan. 8, 1924 - May 30, 2008

INDIANOLA -- Francis J. Kircher died Friday, May 30, 2008, at Good Samaritan Care Center in Arapahoe. He was 84 years old.

On Jan. 8, 1924, he was born in McCook to Fred H. and Anna Marie (Haag) Kircher. He graduated from Red Willow High School in 1942, and farmed all his life northwest of Indianola. He enjoyed hunting.

Francis was a member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola and the Knights of Columbus.

Preceding him in death were his parents; brother, John and twin brother, Freddie; an infant sister, Helen; and sister-in-law, Betty.

Survivors include nieces, nephews and their spouses, Jerry and Tina Kircher, Donna Kircher and Kay and Laurn Oltmer, all of Indianola; eight great nieces and nephews: Kenton, Shelby, Logan and Emily Kircher and Matthew, Holli, Cara and Bailey Oltmer all of Indianola.

Memorials may be given in his name.

Rosary was Sunday at the Carpenter Breland Funeral Home. Friends and family may go online at to leave condolences.

Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, June 2, at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola with Father Thomas McGuire and Father Robert Barnhill officiating. Burial was in St. Catherine's Cemetery, Indianola.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.