Obituaries

PALSMEIER
Palsmeier, Carol A., 63, Sacred Heart, Fredonia, Nov. 11.
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Mildred A., 94, St. Martin, Piqua, Dec. 10.
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Helen M., 83, St. Joseph, Yates Center, Dec. 12.

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Sister Louise dies in car accident

Sister Louise Hermann, 77, an Adorer of the Blood of Christ, died on Nov. 29, as a result of injuries from an automobile accident on Wednesday, Nov. 26 in Pratt. Sr. Louise was a professed Adorer of the Blood of Christ for 59 years.
Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 2 with the Rev. Tom Welk as celebrant and homilist. Burial in the community cemetery followed.

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Father James Kelly dies in Wichita at 98

Father James Kelly, 98, a retired priest of the Diocese of Dodge City, died Dec. 9, 2008, at the Catholic Care Center in Wichita.
Bishop Ronald M. Gilmore presided at the funeral Mass with the Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels, bishop of Wichita, at St. Elizabeth Chapel in the Catholic Care Center. Concelebrating the liturgy were Monsignors Patrick Leahy and Brian Moore; and Fathers Gilbert Herrmann, Frank Jordan, Eugene Kenny, Lisle Pottorff, Robert Baker, John Strasser, and Wesley Schawe. Burial was in Ascension Cemetery. Memorials can be sent to the Ann and Virgil Dechant Foundation at P.O. Box 137, Dodge City, KS 67801.

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Obituaries

PALSMEIER
Palsmeier, Carol A., 63, Sacred Heart, Fredonia, Nov. 11.
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Minnie (Favero), 97, St. Bridget, Scammon, Nov. 28.
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Dr. Roy H., 78, Church of the Magdalen, Wichita, Nov. 27.

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Fr. Hay dies at 97

Father Francis J. Hay, best known recently for his work in Harvest House, died Wednesday, Nov. 12. He was 97 years old and a priest of the Diocese of Wichita for 66 years.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14, in the St. Elizabeth Chapel at the Catholic Care Center, Wichita.

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