Anna was born in Savannah, Missouri, on April 1, 1934. She attended Lafayette High School and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.
Anna was a homemaker and loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her children, grand-children and great-grandchildren.
Anna married Greg Canchola in 1950, and they celebrated 62 years of marriage. He survives of the home.
She is also survived by 2 sons, Gregory Anthony (Bonnie) Canchola, Englewood, FL; and Christopher Joseph Canchola, St. Joseph, MO; a daughter, Bridgett (Greg) Diederich, St. Joseph, MO; grandchildren, Adrian Peacock, Lt. Col. Patrick James Canchola, Gabby Diederich and Blaire Diederich, 7 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters and three brothers.
Mass of Christian Burial 1:30 p.m.Tuesday at St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery in St. Joseph.
Visitation will begin after 9:00 a.m. Monday at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel. The family will receive friends after 6:00 p.m. Monday at our chapel, with a Rosary to follow at 7:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to St. Mary Catholic Church.