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Our 2019 CTK Distinguished Alumni, Ann (Campbell) Forrler

Christ the King School 2018-2019 Distinguished Alumni, Ann Forrler
Ann L. Forrler, was born on June 5, a few years back, in Springfield, Illinois, to Earl Ray Campbell and Helen Elizabeth Nevens. Ann graduated from Christ the King School in 1968, and then in 1972 graduated from Sacred Heart Academy. Ann is married to Earl Forrler. Ann has been an active member of Christ the King Parish for many years! Ann retired from the State of Illinois Department of Natural Resources (Conservation) in 2002 after working there 28 years. You may have seen Ann also at Venture Department Store where she also worked for 15 years! Ann served the Abraham Lincoln Council Boy Scouts of America from 2003 - 2008. Currently, Ann serves as President of the Christ the King Altar and Rosary Society. Her organizational skills are outstanding says fellow members of the society. Ann helped organize a recent 50 Year Christ the King School Class Reunion. She is also a Lector, Eucharistic Minister, Member of the Stewardship and Discipleship Council, Member of the Liturgy Team, Member of the Alpha Team, does all the scheduling for our ministries and in her spare time she volunteers at least twice a week on a regular basis, in the Parish office. Ann shares her cooking and baking talents with the Over 50 Club, Alpha, and has made treats for Christmas gatherings in the parish. Ann is involved in our community by being a member of Sr. Mary Kieran’s Circle of the St. Joseph’s Home Coterie; She is a member (Queen) of Red Hot Aunts Chapter of the Red Hat Society; also a member of Royal Red Velvets Chapter of the Red Hat Society; a member of Majestic Madames Chapter of the Red Hat Society; and you will also see Ann as a volunteer hosting Bunco at the Senior Services of Central Illinois twice a month. Ann is a busy lady, and we are so thrilled to have Ann so involved in the parish. Thank you, Ann, our 2019 Distinguished Alumni!


  • Steve Moore

    Congratulations, Ann! I had no idea you were so busy, amazing you find the time. Best wishes!