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Flossie Kirsch

Monday, February 2, 2009

BENTON -- Flossie Juanita Kirsch, 90, died Jan. 31, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

Born June 20, 1918, in Blodgett, daughter of the late Joel and Earsy Simmons Hopper, she was a teacher for 42 years, working in Blodgett, Commerce, Charleston and Kelly school systems. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church in Benton.

On May 24, 1946, in Benton, she married Karl John Kirsch who preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 1989.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Danny Kirsch, three brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Karla Sue and Bill Russell of Benton; one daughter-in-law, Ann Kirsch of Jacksonville, Fla.; and three grandchildren, Kristin Russell of Shawnee, Kan., Kim Morgan of the state of Washington and Kevin Kirsch of Jacksonville.

Visitation will be from 4:30 to 8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Benton, and from 9 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Unity Baptist Church in Benton. The Rev. Dennis Lowe will officiate.

Burial will be at the Unity Baptist Cemetery in Benton.