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Margaret Kinne

May 11, 1911 December 31, 2018
Margaret Kinne
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Obituary for Margaret Kinne

Margaret Kinne, 107 of Erie passed away at 10:10 a.m., Monday, December 31, 2018 at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village of St. Paul.
Margaret was born May 11, 1911 at Erie, Kansas on land that her grandfather had homesteaded. She was preceded in death by her parents, Archie Kinne in 1948 and Bertha (Ellis) Kinne in 1961.
She graduated from the Erie High School in 1930 and Kansas State Teachers College, Pittsburg, Kansas in 1934 with a B.S. in education and music. Her first teaching job was in Moscow, Kansas and rode the train back and forth for holidays and school breaks. She taught in Baxter Springs, Kansas and then moved to Dewey, Oklahoma teaching and receiving a teaching certificate of English and music from the University of Oklahoma in 1940. She then taught schools in Burlington, Kansas for 17 years.
She retired in 1976 to the family farm in Big Creek Township. After retiring she directed the Erie Federated Church choir for many years, gave piano lessons and helped on the farm. She loved to cook, garden, canning most of her food and sewing her own clothes. Her hobbies were charcoal drawings and water color art (several of her pieces hang in the Erie Museum) and she had a special interest in flowers, wildflowers, native grasses and wildlife.
You may pay your respects after 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 18th at the Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Erie with family being present from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. The funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 19th at the Federated Church in Erie with Pastor Mark Demas officiating. Internment will take place at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to the Erie Federated Church and these may be left at the church, the funeral home, or mailed to the funeral home at PO Box 182, Erie, 66733.


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Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home

113 South Main Street
Erie, KS 66733

Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home
113 South Main Street Erie 66733 KS
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Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home

113 South Main Street
Erie, KS 66733

Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home
113 South Main Street Erie 66733 KS
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Location

East Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rooks Road
Erie, Kansas 66733

Rooks Road Erie 66733 Kansas
United States

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Federated Church

202 So. Main
Erie, KS 66733
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