Ann Kucharczyk

Godfrey |

Ann Kucharczyk, 79, died at 8:52 a.m. Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at her home in Godfrey.  Born July 13, 1931 in Bremen, Germany, she was the daughter of Stanley and Sophie (Senkow) Wachowiak.  She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey and worked part time at Sears Catalog in downtown Alton.

On December 26, 1948 in Bremen, Germany she married Stanley Kucharczyk.  He survives.  She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker for all of her life.  Along with her husband, she is survived by five children, Barb Chin and husband Bob of Palatine, IL, Stephen Kucharczyk of Shorewood, WI, David Kucharczyk and wife Paula of Godfrey, Lynda Willings of Godfrey and Mary Porta and husband David of Ballwin, MO, thirteen grandchildren, Jessica Mossman and husband Brian, Dr. Mark Kucharczyk and wife Dr. Amanda Kucharczyk, Katie, Christopher and David Willings, Jonathan, Allison and Andrew Chin, Cody and Elliott Kucharczyk, Daria, Ian and Dustin Porta, four great grandchildren, Sydney, Ben, Logan and Callie Mossman.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter-in-law, Christy Kucharczyk. 

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. 

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church.  Father Steve Pohlman will officiate.  Burial will be at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Godfrey. 

Memorials may be made to the Ursaline Convent in Alton, Eunice Smith and West Elementary School Libraries or St. Ambrose School Endowment. 

Online guestbook and information may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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