November 4: Father John Kumli


November 4, 1991

Father John Kumli

Father Kumli was born on March 12, 1926 at Boulder, CO. After attending St. Meinrad’s Seminary, St. Meinrad, IN, he was ordained by Bishop Carroll in St. Joseph Church, McPherson, KS on May 5, 1954. He served as an assistant at Sacred Heart Parish, Arkansas City; as chaplain at Mercy Hospital, Fort Scott; and as temporary pastor at Fulton. He went on sick leave in 1964 and lived in Emporia, KS where he died on November 4, 1991. His funeral Mass was celebrated at Sacred Heart Church in Emporia on March 7, 1991.