Death of Emma (Schnopp) Kirchner
this son yesterday. yesterday. 54 Ed' as son yesterday. 845 Clerk. Dies Funeral To Be Saturday 9 AM At St. Joseph's (From Thursday's Eagle) Mrs. Emma S. Kirchner, 84, widow of Mathias Kirchner, retired postal clerk, died early this morn- Ing at her home, 6 White after a short illness. Mrs. Kirchner, who was born Peru, daughter of Conrad and Margaret Schnopp, spent most of her life in Hlnsdale and Dalton until coming to Pittsfield several years ago. Site taught school several years in Hiasdale. Mrs Kirchner was appointed a clerk the Pittsfleld Post Office July 1, 1907, by Postmaster John G. She served successfully under Postmasters Orr, Edward T. Scully, Clifford H. DIckson and James Butler. In 1930 she was elevated to a position of special clerk by the then Postmaster Butler. Shp retired June 30, 1932, after 25 years' service. Mrs. Kirchner was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church. Survivors are one son, Matt Kirchner of Knoxville, Tenn., three grandchildren, William J., Herbert T., and John Et Kirchner; five sisters, Mrs. John Newberry, Mrs. John Etchelser, Mrs. William Curley and Mrs. Clara Porter, M auu cut a. viÂ»4Â«Â» * i/i i.ci, of Pittsfleld and Mrs. Frank Wenger of Springfield, and a brother, George Schnopp of Dalton. The body rests at the Meehsn Funeral Home where the funeral will be Saturday morning at 8.30 followed at 9 at St. Joseph's Church with a solemn high requiem. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.