Obituary - Gayle Elise (Chenoweth) Kirchner

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Gayle Elise (Chenoweth) Kirchner

April 1, 1947 - April 30, 2018
Age: 71
Residence: Hollister, MO
Formerly of: St. Louis, MO

Gayle Elise Kirchner, age 71, of Hollister, Missouri, passed away April 30, 2018. She entered this world April 1, 1947, in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of George and Audrey (Nolte) Chenoweth. Gayle was joined in marriage February 14, 1970, to Clarence “Skip” Kirchner. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.

Gayle was the manager of Creative Concepts Ad Agency. She loved her work and had a wonderful marketing mind. Gayle was very artistic and enjoyed doing needlepoint and cross stitch designs. An avid reader and a gourmet cook, she also enjoyed sailing and driving her beloved convertible. Gayle loved her two sweet dogs, Sophie and Lulah. In her earlier years, she was very involved in the Mariner Scouts of Connecticut. Most of all, Gayle loved being around her grandsons and watching their activities with her friends and her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Ian Grayson Kirchner; and a sister, Deborah Lampertz.

Gayle is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Skip Kirchner; a daughter, Whitney (David) Schmale of Olathe, Kansas; two grandchildren: Kye and Kris; her brothers and sisters: Bradley (Sharon) Chenoweth, Patricia Rosenberg, and Bryan Chenoweth all of St. Louis, Missouri; sister, Barbara Coney of Galena, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be at a later time. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Gayle’s name to the ASPCA at https://www.aspca.org/. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com


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