Archive for Thursday, October 10, 1996


October 10, 1996


— Mass of the Christian Burial for Maurine M. Katzfey, 68, Eudora, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Holy Family Catholic Church, Eudora. Burial will be in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery.

Mrs. Katzfey died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 1996, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Dec. 10, 1927, in Eudora, the daughter of Henry and Alice Schehrer Blechel. She lived her entire life in the Eudora and Hesper communities.

Mrs. Katzfey was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Eudora, and the St. Theresa Altar Society at the church. She retired as an employee of Lawrence Memorial Hospital on July 1, 1985.

She married Joe Katzfey Sept. 19, 1946, in Eudora. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include four daughters, Marilyn Brunk, Eudora, Joyce Hime, Debbie Fishburn and Nancy Workman, all of Lawrence; five sons, Robert and Jerry, both of Eudora, Dennis, Lawrence, Rick, Knoxville, Tenn., and Jim, Lee's Summit, Mo.; a sister, Delores Beers, Lawrence; and 24 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Nunn, in 1983, a son, Larry Katzfey, in 1981, and a grandson in 1987.

The parish rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at Holy Family Catholic Church. Friends may call from noon until 5 p.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

The family suggests memorials to the Holy Family Catholic Church Cemetery Fund, in care of the mortuary.

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