Mr. Phillip E. Kircher, 69, of New Haven, Missouri passed away Saturday, December 13th, 2014 at SSM St. Clare Health Center, Fenton, MO.
Mr. Kircher was born in Pleasant Hill, Missouri on March 27, 1945, the son of the late Harry Carl and Ethel Corinne (Karg) Kircher.
He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church New Haven, Missouri., He was a prior member of the Christ the King Lutheran Church in Ozark, Missouri.
He was the husband of Donna S.(nee Steiger) Kircher they were married November 28, 1964 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, New Haven, Missouri.
Phillip and his wife Donna owned and operated Donna's Hallmark Store in Osage Beach and Rosemary's Hallmark Store in Laurie, Missouri for 21 years.
Phillip had also previously worked at Kellwood Manufacturing Co. in New Haven and for Almet Lawnlite in Portland, Tennessee. After retirement Phil and Donna moved back to New Haven Missouri.
He is survived by his wife Donna, by his three daughters Kristin Seitter and husband Bryan, New Haven; Jana Wells, New Haven and Nicole Smith and husband Rick, Portland, Tennessee. By a brother Harry Lee Kircher and wife Rosalee, Pleasant Hll, MO; and by two brother-in-laws, Dean Steiger and wife Jeen, Washington; and David Steiger, New Haven. He is also survived by four grandchildren Hannah Corinne and Ross Thomas Seitter, both of New Haven, and Phillip Ryan and Richard Garrett Smith both of Portland, Tennessee. He is preceded in death by his parents.
He enjoyed going to watch his grandchildren participate in sports or any other activities they were involved in. He loved gardening, and he was especially proud of his Iris flowers. He was an avid fan of the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals and he enjoyed watching them play.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven, Missouri where funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, with Rev. Mark Goucher officiating.
Family requests donations to Christ the King Lutheran Church- Building Fund or Bethlehem Lutheran Church or New Haven Care Center.