Dorthy "Sue" Kirchner Obituary

Dorthy "Sue" Kirchner

September 20, 1958 - September 7, 2021
Born in Des Moines
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Dorthy "Sue" McGrean Kirchner passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021, in her home in Des Moines, Iowa. A small viewing and celebration of life was held privately by family.

Sue was born on September 20, 1958 in Des Moines to Doris (Onneth) and Robert McGrean. She grew up in Altoona and graduated from Southeast Polk High School in 1977. She retired from Principal Financial in 2016 after a career of nearly 40 years.

Known for her quick-witted sense of humor and generous spirit, Sue was committed to her loved ones. In 2013, she married long-time friend Robert Kirchner, quickly embracing his children and grandchildren as her own.

Sue loved animals, particularly her cats, and was an avid gardener. She enjoyed spending time with family and was particularly adored by her nieces and nephews.

Sue is survived by her husband Robert; her step-children and grandchildren; her brothers, Bobby (Kathy), Bill (Barb), Ron (Autumn), and Gary; 6 nieces and nephews, and 12 great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Dennis, David, and Larry, and her nephew Brent.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa.

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Arrangements by Iles Grandview Park Chapel.