Doris Kirchen

Doris Kirchen (Depew)

Friday, November 29th, 2019
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Doris Kirchen (October 26, 1926 – November 29, 2019)

Doris Kirchen (nee Depew), 93, resident of Elk Grove Village, IL passed away on November 29. Doris was the beloved wife of 40 years of the late Joseph “Jack” Kirchen; loving and devoted mother of Joseph (Kathy) Kirchen, Daniel (Sandy) Kirchen, and the late Steven (Pat) Kirchen; proud grandmother of Matthew Kirchen (Tracy Cottone), Andrew (Pam) Kirchen, Jennifer (Shawn) Knutson, Gregory (Megan) Kirchen, Maegan (Bryan) Cook, and Shannon (Kevin) Baranowski; fond great grandmother of 9; predeceased by her parents Max and Ethel (Severn) Depew; survived by sister-in-law Dorothy Kirchen; One loving nephew Mark Wolff and two loving nieces Lynne (Ed) Evans and Jacquey (Jim) Redmond. Doris was proudly born and raised in the Catskill Mountains in New York. Past president of The Mission Club, volunteer/employee at Alexian Brothers Hospital, catholic school secretary for many years, and a fingerprint classification employee of the FBI during World War II.

A gathering will be held Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:00a.m. until time of Memorial Mass 10:30a.m. at St. Walter Church 103 W. Pine Roselle. Family and friends to gather at the office of St. Joseph Cemetery Belmont and Cumberland Aves. River Grove. Inurnment 2:30p.m. Cremation was private at the Countryside Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Association ( would be appreciated.

Arrangements by Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory Roselle. (630) 529-5751.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 10:00am - 10:30am
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 10:00am - 10:30am
    St. Walter Church
    130 W Pine Street
    Roselle, Illinois 60172
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 10:30am
    St. Walter Church
    130 W Pine Street
    Roselle, Illinois 60172
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 2:30pm
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 2:30pm
    St. Joseph Cemetery
    Belmont and Cumberland Aves.
    River Grove


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Posted at 09:41am
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Donna Bugiel

Posted at 02:43pm
My condolences to the Kirchen Family. I have many memories of time spent visiting with your Mom during family get togethers.

May she be singing with the angels and reuniting with her loved ones in heaven.

Donna Bugiel
Princeton, TX

Joyce Liput

Posted at 07:56pm
45 years sharing life with Doris and the Kirchens ...full of many memories. Rest in peace now dear lady. Thoughts & prayers of comfort to family & friends. Joyce & Joe Liput

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