Anna Fahrner

Anna Fahrner
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Anna Mae “Ann” Fahrner, nee Mulligan, 96, of Lebanon, IL, born February 1, 1927, in East St. Louis, IL, died Sunday, March 12, 2023, at Lebanon Care Center, Lebanon, IL.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Stephen S. Fahrner, whom she married on June 7, 1947, at St. Regis Catholic Church, East St. Louis, IL, and who died on October 4, 2006; a son, Gary Fahrner; her parents, James and Anna, nee Andres, Mulligan; and a grandson, Nicholas Fahrner.

Surviving are her three sons, Tom Fahrner of Freeburg, IL,  David (Judy) Fahrner of O’Fallon, IL,
and Tim (Dr. Mari) Fahrner of Webster Groves, MO;
a daughter, Karen (Mark) Range of Ashland, MO;
a daughter-in-law, Lynda Fahrner widow of Gary Fahrner;
11 grandchildren, Stephen (Diedra) Fahrner, Jacalyn (Kyle) Crawford,
Danny (Jolene) Fahrner, Kristin Fahrner, Kinsey (Pat) Bloomer,
Kori (Ian) Greenwalt, Matthew (Christa) Range, and Patrick, Haley, Brian, and Andrew Fahrner;
12 great-grandchildren and one on the way;
several nieces and nephews;
and many loving friends.

Condolences may be expressed online at

Visitation: Private family visitation will be held.

Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.


6 Comments on Anna Fahrner

Bonnie liefer said : Guest Report Mar 20, 2023 at 8:54 AM

Dear Mark and Karen and family you are in thoughts and prayers love you

  • Red Bud
  • Il
Todd Fizer said : Guest Report Mar 20, 2023 at 8:50 AM

Dave, Tim and family. Accept my condolences. I know these times are never easy. My mom passed 3 years ago. You were blessed to have her with you for so many years. God Bless you my friends

  • St. Louis
  • MO
Connie Jean Goyda said : Guest Report Mar 18, 2023 at 10:03 PM

Fahrner Family, you all have my deepest sympathy on your loss. My mother and Anna Mae were high school classmstes. She always greeted us with a smike anytime we were out and about. May the angels take care of all of you.

  • Belleville
  • Il
Ken and Teresa Brefeld said : Guest Report Mar 17, 2023 at 1:12 PM

Ken and. I want to express our deepest condolences during this most difficult times! Our prayers and thoughts are with the family! She was a beautiful lady, fun, and made the best chili! We had great times at the Fahrner house! ❤️

  • Trenton
  • Illinois
Debbie & Kent Larkin said : Guest Report Mar 16, 2023 at 5:53 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time .

  • Fairview Heights
  • IL
Bill Nebel said : Guest Report Mar 16, 2023 at 1:57 PM

Tom Sorry for loss of your Mother. Hope you receive comfort through your many wonderful memories together

  • Highlands Ranch
  • CO

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