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Anna Marie (Kemple) Kiefer

October 18, 1936 ~ August 1, 2020 (age 83)


Anna Marie Kiefer, age 84, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 in Butler Memorial Hospital, Butler, PA.

Born in McKeesport, PA.  Sunday, October 18, 1936, the daughter of Joseph J. Kemple and Mary Hreha Kemple.  Married Leo E. Kiefer Saturday, January 10, 1953, who died in 1986.

She is a member of Mater Dolorosa Catholich Church, Chicora, PA.

She attended Elizabeth Forward High School and B.C.3  She is a 45 year member of Chicora Women of the Moose.

Anna was an L.P.N. for many years working different places in Butler County. She worked  21 years as a Police Communications Officer in the Butler Police Barracks.

She is survived by her favorite daughter, Leanora Kiefer-West of Chicora, and daughter-in-law, Sharon Kiefer-West of Chicora.

A son: Leo Kiefer of Chicora, and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Leo E. Kiefer; a son, Joseph J. Kiefer, a brother, Joseph J. Kemple,

Visitation Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at STEIGHNER FUNERAL HOME, Corner of Main and E. Slippery Rock Street, Chicora, PA,

Private graveside service 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, August 5, 2020,  at Saint Joseph Cemetery, North Oakland, Chicora, PA. Officiated by Father Lou Pascazi. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, Donor Care Center, P.O. Box 758541, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8541. or

Southwest Indian Foundation,  Telephone number 1-800-504-2723.






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August 4, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Steighner Funeral Home
111 East Slippery Rock St.
Chicora, PA 16025

August 4, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Steighner Funeral Home
Corner of Main and E. Slippery Rock Streets
Downtown Chicora, PA 16025

Private Interment

Saint Joseph Cemetery (Chicora, PA, North Oakland)

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