Eva Ilean Kirchoff, 87, died July 23, 2009 at Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence, Mo.

Eva Ilean Kirchoff, 87, died July 23, 2009 at Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence, Mo.

She was born November 20, 1921 in Pawnee City, NE., the daughter of Floyd J. and Irene B. Dort Wilson.

She worked for Gibson Department Store retiring after 26 1⁄2 years. She was a member of Park Place Christian Church where she was a Sunday School Secretary and worked in the nursery for 16 years. She was also a member of the Retired Gibson’s Employees Coffee Club, and past president of the V.F.W. Auxiliary in Garden City. A longtime Hutchinson resident she moved to Independence, MO eight years ago.

On October 15, 1939, she married Loren W. Kirchoff in Pawnee City, NE. He died March 21, 1988.

Survivors include; daughter, Kathy Elcock of Overland Park, KS., sister, Willadean Merrill of Valley Center, CA, grandsons, Wyatt Rosner of Overland Park, KS and Pastor Dustin Rosner and wife Joli of Birmingham, Alabama, great grandchildren, Ryli, Silas and Malacki Rosner.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Park Place Christian Church with Pastor Dustin Rosner and Rev. Dr. Kim Biery presiding.Visitation will be 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 9 to 9 Monday with family to receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Elliott Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson. Memorials may be made to Vapor Sports Ministries or Stand Up to Cancer in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501. Please visit www.elliottmortuary.com to leave a personal message for the family.