Andrew Gale “Andy” Kirchner, age 29, of Quincy and Kahoka, died Tuesday,
March 23, 2010 at his parent’s home in rural Kahoka of an apparent heart
Andy was born June 3, 1980 in Quincy, IL, a son of Wayne and Sandra O’Day
Survivors include his parents, Wayne and Sandra Kirchner of Kahoka, MO;
grandmother, Vanetta Dalton of Kahoka, MO; one brother, Danny Kirchner of
Kahoka, MO; a sister, Angie Kirchner of Danville, IA; special niece, Hanna Jean
Kirchner of Danville, IA; aunts and uncles:
Gary O’Day of Kahoka, MO, Alice and Raymond Terrill of Kansas City, MO,
Evelyn and Bill Baker of Raymore, MO, and Dorothy and Harold Clough of Kansas
City, MO; as well as several cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Henry O’Day and Herbert and
Louise Kirchner and step grandfather, Lester Dalton.
Andy graduated from Clark County High School with the class of 1998 and
attended Vatterott College. While at Clark County he was active in F.F.A. and
band and was known for the smile he had for everyone. He had a heart of gold and
was a very generous and giving person.
The past seven years Andy had been employed at Titan Wheel in Quincy. He
maintained an apartment there, but returned to the family home in the country to
spend each weekend. He loved the outdoors. He was a gun fanatic and loved to
hunt and ride 4-wheelers. He was crazy about his two year old niece, Hanna, and
the family beagle, Toby.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Wilson
Funeral Home in Kahoka with Rev. Ernest Deatrick offficiating and Mr. Jeff
Terrill, eulogist. Special music was recordings “One More Day” and “The
Honorary Pallbearers were Gary O’Day, Raymond Terrill, Bill Baker, Harold
Clough, Gene Mohr, Harlan Heinze, Michael Baker, Kent Baker, Kevin Baker and
Pallbearers were Jeff Terrill, Mitchell Terrill, Danny Oilar, Darren Oilar,
Mike Malaney, Harley Daugherty, Jody Terrill, Tom Clough, Paul Tunget and Eddie
Burial was in the Kahoka Cemetery.
Visitation was held at Wilson Funeral Home after 9 a.m. Friday with family
receiving friends from 6-8 p.m.
Memorials were suggested to Hanna Kirchner’s education fund with checks made
payable to Angie Kirchner.
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