Mary Regina Kirchner Koch, of Little Rock, passed peacefully into the arms of her heavenly father Saturday, August 2, 2014 in Winchester, Illinois. Born November 3, 1922 in North Little Rock, Arkansas, she was the daughter of Joseph Herman Kirchner Sr. and Clara Dickneite Kirchner. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, James Kirchner; and two sisters, Kay Koch and Theresa Deuerling. Survivors are her son, Steven Koch Jr. (Lorrie) of Winchester, Ill.; sisters, Mary Ann Saucier (Al) of Bryant, AR, and Rose Mary Schadler of St. Maries, ID; brothers, Joe Kirchner (Pat) and Nick Kirchner, all of Little Rock; granddaughter, Linley Jo Koch; great-grandson, Lennox Koch; and many loving nieces and nephews. Regina was a woman of Faith, Hope and Love. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Our Lady of the Holy Souls Catholic Church, Tyler and I Streets, Little Rock, with Father Tom Marks, Celebrant. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until the Rosary Service beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth, 5800 W. 12th St., Little Rock (501) 661-9111. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church or Birthright. To sign the online guestbook, go to www.griffinleggetthealeyroth.com.
Published August 5, 2014