Kathleen Anne Gardner, 77 of Tempe, Arizona passed away at her home on May 24, 2018. She was born on June 14, 1940 the daughter of Herman and Ellen (Walpole) Kirsch in Phoenix, Arizona. She had lived in Arizona all of her life. No formal services are planned as the family is honoring Kathleen's wish for cremation. Richardson Funeral Home, Tempe, Arizona is compassionately serving the family.