Anna E. Telker, 98, was reunited with her loved ones in heaven on Thursday, June 2, 2022 surrounded by her family at her home in Connersville.
One of eight children of Michael A. and Flora C. Callahan Mulheeren, Anna was born in a log cabin in Everton on November 4, 1923 and graduated from Connersville High School with the class of 1942.
Anna was employed at H.H. Robertson and Roots-Dresser before working for 14 years as a secretary at McQuay-Norris. She also was employed at Commercial Printing, retiring in 1989 as secretary/office manager.
On October 24, 1942, Anna married the love of her life, Ambrose W. Telker, in Connersville. Mr. Telker passed away on April 19, 2002.
Anna was a faithful member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church where she served as a Eucharistic Minister to those in the hospital and nursing home, on the bereavement Committee, and St. Ann’s Altar Society. She was a Girl Scout leader and CYO advisor. Anna was an avid reader, loved to cook delicious meals for her family and friends, and lived to serve God and her family. She was a loving wife, mother, and Nana.
Survivors include a son, Randy L. Telker of Connersville; two daughters, Mary P. Telker of Connersville and Linda (Frank) VanHoegarden of Illinois; nine grandchildren, Jan (Tim) Tyler, Jill (Alan) Parish, Julie (Jason) Burris, Nathaniel Telker, Ann VanHoegarden, Kelly (Chris) Gettinger, Michael VanHoegarden, Renee Telker, and Amanda Telker; eighteen great-grandchildren, Andrew (Sydney) O’Brien, Zachary (Cherika) O’Brien, Tyler O’Brien, Mitchell O’Brien, Keilyn O’Brien, Jacob Doty, Monica (Mitch) Pohlar, Morgan Wehr, Brooke Conover, Leslie Conover, Shelby Telker, Montana Telker, Haley Long, Caigan Gettinger, Kenzie Gettinger, Cameron VanHoegarden, Kaden VanHoegarden, and Mykenzie Thomas; six great-great-grandchildren, Myles, Cedric, Joshua, Jahmai, Jaelen, and Annabel; a brother, Michael Mulheeren; sister-in-law, Donna Mulheeren; several nieces and nephews; and special pen pal, Jacey Wilhelm, who brightened many of her days with her sweet notes.
Besides her husband of 59 years, Ambrose Telker, Anna was preceded in death by her parents; a son, William Telker; a daughter, Kathleen Risselman; a great-grandson, David Doty; and six siblings, Evelyn Pickering, Patricia Servies, Betty Mulheeren, Patrick Mulheeren, Bonnie Mulheeren, and Damon Mulheeren.
Friends are invited to recite the rosary at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home with visitation to follow until 7:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Dustin Boehm at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 10, 2022 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Dale Cemetery. Well done my good and faithful servant, your job here is finished. Enjoy eternity with our Lord and Savior.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Gabriel School or St. Vincent DePaul. Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.