ODIN — Anna M. Hitschmann, 95, died July 14, 2015, at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Dec. 31, 1919, on the farm near Odin, Kansas, the daughter of Peter J. and Louisa (Korkisch) Meyeres.
A lifetime resident of Odin, she was a homemaker, who loved gardening and playing cards. Anna was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church of Odin where she served on the Altar Society. On Sept. 10, 1940, she married Joseph A. Hitschmann in Odin. He died Feb. 7, 2009.
Survivors include two sons, Marvin “Butch” Hitschmann, Manhattan; and Harold “Poncho” Hitschmann, Great Bend; a grandson, Rodney Hitschmann; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Frank, Steve, and William Meyeres; and five sisters, Sophia Habiger, Maria Marquis, Tillie Luerman, Teresa Prosser, and Clara Steiner.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Odin, celebrated by Fathers Ted Stoecklein and Pascal Klein. Burial will follow in Holy Family Cemetery. An Altar Society Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday at Nicholson-Ricke Chapel. Friends may sign the book from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Holy Family Statue Restoration Fund in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, P.O. Box 146, Hoisington KS, 67544.
Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.nicholsonrickefh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home
415 N. Main, P.O. Box 146
Hoisington, KS, 67544
Great Bend Tribune, July 16, 2015