Kathy Lynn Kirchgesner

SPRINGFIELD - Kathy Lynn Kirchgesner, 49, of Springfield, lost her courageous battle with cancer at 4:20 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born on April 17, 1963 in Springfield the daughter of Todd and Kay Flanagan. She married Jim Kirchgesner on May 9, 1992.

Kathy was employed at Walgreens District Office for over 22 years. She enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with her dogs, Callie and Remi.

She was preceded in death by her father, Todd Flanagan and stepfathers, Winthrop Chase and Kenneth Liggett.

She is survived by her husband, Jim; mother, Kay Liggett; sister, Sandra Flanagan; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Cremation was accorded by Springfield Crematory.

Visitation will be from 5-7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2013 at Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home. Memorial services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the funeral home with reverend Don Pritchard officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the .

Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements.

Visit our online obituary at www.ellingerkunzfuneralhome.com

Published in The State Journal-Register from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2013