Anna Lechner

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Anna Mae "Sarah" Lechner



Anna Mae "Sarah" Lechner, age 97, of Ocean Springs, passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

Mrs. Lechner was born in Ocean Springs and was a lifelong resident of the MS Gulf Coast. She was a member of the Altar Society of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Vancleave, a past member of St. Michael's Altar Society and Choir, and member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Mrs. Lechner is preceded in death by her husband, Andrew A. Lechner; daughter, Barbara Jean Williams; parents, Alphonse and Leona Beaugez; and grandchildren, Andrew "Albie" Lechner III and Phan Nguyen; sisters, Rita Beaugez, Annette Jones, Lydia Seymour; and brothers, Welber Beaugez, Wilfred Beaugez and Joseph Beaugez; 14 grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughters, Anna June Skinner (Gerald) of St. Martin and Linda Saucier (Clement) of Biloxi; sons, Andrew Albert Lechner, Jr. (Bunny) of Vancleave, Daniel Joseph Lechner (Roberta) of Biloxi.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorials to be made to St. Michael's St. Vincent de Paul Society, P.O. Box 1228, Biloxi, MS 39533.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Michael's Catholic Church on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Friends may visit from 9:00a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Biloxi City Cemetery. The Howard Avenue Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and sign register book at


Published in The Sun Herald on June 27, 2014
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