Remembering Kristine Kirk: Funeral mass Friday for Denver mother

DENVER - A funeral mass will be held today to honor the Denver mother who was shot and killed last week while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher.

"Kris Kirk, 44, of Denver, died April 14, 2014. Kris is survived by her beloved sons, Ethan, Aiden, and Andrew," the online obituary states. "She is also survived by her loving family, parents Wayne and Marti Kohnke, sister Tammy Heman, and brother Marc Heman."

The mass will be held at 10 a.m. at the Most Precious Blood Catholic Church at 2200 South Harrison St. in Denver.

People may leave messages of condolences in the online guestbook at:

A fund has been set up to collect donations to pay for the education of Kirk's three young sons. Donations can be made to the Kirk Children Education Fund in care of Marti Kohnke through US Bank.

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