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Ken Kirchoffner

Ken Kirchoffner

A Memorial Service for Ken Kirchoffner, age 71, of Suphur Springs, Texas, will be held at a later date at North St. Olaf Cemetery in Larson, ND. Mr. Kirchoffner passed away on July 18, 2021, at home in Sulphur Springs, Texas.

Ken was born on February 3, 1950, in Devils Lake, ND, to Leo and Grace (Svercl) Kirchoffner. He graduated from the University of North Dakota. Ken married Debra Dihle on September 27, 1976, in Columbus, ND. He was employed by Pan Am as the Supervisor of Maintenance and Transportation at both the Nekoma, ND SAFEGUARD Base, then, transferred to the Washington Trident Naval Submarine Base in Silverdale, WA, until his retirement. Ken loved to travel, was an avid fisherman and returned to North Dakota every year to hunt with his father and brother. He was of the Lutheran faith.

He is survived by his wife, Debra Kirchoffner; brother, Kerry Kirchoffner; and sisters, Kathy Markel and Kimberly Sass.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Grace Kirchoffner.

Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

The online register can be signed at

With our condolences.

Author: Faith Huffman

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