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Margaret Gannon

Margaret Catherine Gannon of Litchfield Park, Arizona, formerly of Festus, died on Monday, November 4, 2019 at her home. She was 83 years old.

She was born July 12, 1936, in Ste. Genevieve, a daughter of the late Catherine (Bauman) and Bernard Kraenzle.

She is survived by her husband, Jack Gannon; one son, David Garrett of St. Louis; one granddaughter, Christine Reisereichier and her husband Garrett; two great-grandchildren, Ava and Cain; nieces and nephews Bob and Jan Kraenzle, Dave and Karen Kraenzle, Paul and Paula Burle, Ron and Patty Burle, Tom and Cindy Burle, Pat and Leo Lawson, Jean and Brad Fisher, and Clete Kraenzle; several grandnieces and grandnephews; one sister-in-law, Marcella Kraenzle; lifelong friend Jeanne Miller and her husband Charlie of Barnhart; and several very dear women in Arizona.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands Howard Garrett and Jack Ross; one sister, Rita Burle and brother-in-law Oswald Burle; and two brothers Edgar Kraenzle (and his wife Doris), and Cletus Kraenzle.

She loved family, and her friends became that to her as well.  

She was a longtime member of Our Lady Church in Festus, and the Our Lady Choir, which she loved. She was a retired secretary for Southwestern Bell Telephone and AT&T in Festus.

Funeral Mass was Monday, November 11, at Our Lady Church in Festus. Rev. Mathew Cheruparambil officiated. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Crystal City. Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus handled the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Our Lady Choir Fund, or Hospice of the Valley, in Phoenix, Arizona.

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