Maria (Marika) Kirby, 85, went to be with our Lord Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
Born in Schrecksbach Germany, she was a daughter of the late Johannes and Elizabeth Knoch Moller.
Maria loved to dance and entertain friends. She also enjoyed sewing and crafts. As a native of Germany, Maria loved the Lutheran Church and was active through the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League and Altar Guild. She was a faithful member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Denise Tate and husband Roger from Mauldin, SC. and two sisters Elfriede Decker and Marichen Hess in Germany. Preceded in death by brother Konrad and sisters Annemarie, Else, Ilse and Annchen all of Germany.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church followed by a brief visitation in the church lobby.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran School, 2820 Woodruff Road, Simpsonville, SC 29681.
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