Annette M. (Terhune) Brittain Kretchmar

April 23, 2013

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Brittain Kretchmar (Terhune), Annette M., 82, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Rosary will be at 7:00 P.M., Friday, April 26, 2013; Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, April 27, 2013, both at St. Jude Catholic Church. Annette had a heart of gold with a great love for her family and her faith. She will be greatly missed by her family and her friends. Preceded in death by her husband, Don Brittain; second husband, Ray Kretchmar; son-in-laws, Dale Piotrowski and George Fahnestock; grandson, Bill Brittain; brothers, Jim, Pete, Bob, and Don Terhune. Survived by her children, Mike (Francie) Brittain of Marble Falls, TX, Donnette Brittain (Rod Howard), Ricky (Terry) Brittain, DeeAnne Fahnestock, all of Wichita; 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren. Annette enjoyed volunteering for more than 40 years at Birthline, a non-profit organization she helped to originate. She was also co-owner of Brittain Retail Liquor for almost four decades. The family would like to thank the staff at Chaucer Estates for all their care and support of “Nett Nett.” Memorials have been established with: St. Jude Catholic Church, 3130 N. Amidon, Wichita, KS 67204; Birthline, 339 N. Seneca, Wichita, KS 67203; Alzhiemer’s Association, 347 S. Laura St., Wichita, KS 67211. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.