Kathryn M. (Krisle) Heinz, 86, died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at the Fowler Residential Care Center, Fowler, Kan.
Kathryn M. (Krisle) Heinz, 86, died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at the Fowler Residential Care Center, Fowler, Kan. She was born March 22, 1927 in Fowler, the daughter of Ralph and Margaret (Rice) Krisle (Schwartz). She was a life-long resident of Fowler. As a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church she served fifty-seven years in the Daughters of Isabella, and was a long-time member of the church choir. Kathryn was also a member of the Lakeview Club and the Vera Waters Art Center. On November 28, 1945, she married John Heinz, also of Fowler. She is survived by her husband John of sixty-seven years; daughters, Diana Haywood and husband Danny of Phoenix, Ariz., Janet Heinz of Berea, Ky., and Rebecca Heinz of Fowler; sons, Doug Heinz and wife Decina of Fowler, Fred and wife Sheri of Fowler, and Van Heinz and wife Cathy of Fowler; eleven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Allie Schwartz; and two brothers, Robert and William Krisle. Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2013, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Fowler. Holy Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, at the church. Friends may call from noon until 5 p.m. Thursday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Fowler Cemetery, Fowler. In lieu of flowers, the family would welcome memorials to the Fowler Residential Care Center, Hospice of the Prairie, or St. Anthony Catholic Church in care of the funeral home. Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com