School 09

Anne M (Starjash) Kilbane

September 14, 1921 ~ September 1, 2020 (age 98)


Kilbane, Anne M. (nee: Starjash) of St. Paul, MN.  Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother.  Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sept. 1, 2020. 

Born Sept. 14, 1921 of Slovenian Immigrant parents in South St. Paul, MN.  Preceded in death by parents Ruby (Buzadzic) and Paul Starjash, sister, Helen (Bill) Moisesku, brother Dr. Dan Starjash and husband, John.

Anne graduated from So. St. Paul High School and the U of M (B.S. Medical Technology-1943), and worked as a Medical Technologist for many years.

Anne served as coordinator of Meals on Wheels for Nativity of Our Lord Parish for 15 years and sang in the church choir.  She was a member of Nativity Catholic Council of Women, Co-Workers for Mother Teresa and League of Women Voters.  She enjoyed oil painting  traveling, playing bridge, bicycling, reading, sewing and  Twins  and Vikings games. Anne loved her faith, family and friends.  She was an organ donor for Lions gift of Sight- U of M.

Survived by son, John, daughters, Kathleen (David) Hennes, Constance Kilbane; grandchildren, Justin (Jamie Jackson) Hennes, Kelly (Casey) Welch; great grandchildren Cullen and Riley Welch, Holden and baby boy Hennes, (Oct. 1st), niece and nephew.

In lieu of flowers, memorial preferred to Nativity School scholarship fund r=or donors favorite charity,

Due to Covid-19 pandemic private family service and interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

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