Archive for Sunday, November 28, 2004

Helen Louise Mages Scott

November 28, 2004


— Mass of Christian Burial for Helen Louise Mages Scott, 79, Ottawa, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ottawa. Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Ottawa.

Mrs. Scott died Friday, Nov. 26, 2004, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born May 3, 1925, in Ottawa, the daughter of Frank and Mary Kreusch Mages. She graduated from Ottawa High School and moved to Wichita to work in the airplane manufacturing industry during World War II. She also worked at Scott's Dime Store.

After the war, Mrs. Scott and her husband bought a farm outside Centropolis and a filling station north of Ottawa, which they ran for 23 years. They also farmed, raised cattle and hauled dirt and rock.

She was a member of the Daughters Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Sacred Heart Altar Society.

She married Roger Scott on April 10, 1944, in Waverly. He survives, of the home.

Other survivors include three daughters, Mary Garber, Ottawa, Shirley DeVore, Princeton, and Margaret Helmick, Pomona; two sons, Dan Scott, Topeka, and John Scott, Ottawa; two sisters, Frances Turner, Overland Park, and Bonita Welborn, Ottawa; a brother, Eugene Mages, Apple Valley, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

A grandchild died earlier, Christopher Lee Scott, died earlier.

A prayer service followed by a visitation will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

The family suggests memorials to the church or to the Palliative Care Unit at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa 66067.

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