Dorothy Ann Heere 1922 - 2008 Topeka
Mass of Resurrection for Dorothy Ann Heere, 86, Topeka, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Name Church in Topeka. Private inurnment will be at a later date.Mrs. Heere died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008.She was born April 30, 1922, in Emmett, the daughter of Michael and Sarah Lacy O'Connor.Mrs. Heere worked in the cafeteria of Holy Name Grade School for 22 years, where she became known for her cinnamon rolls. She was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church.She married Howard Heere on Oct. 31, 1946. They divorced. Survivors include three daughters, Nancy Walker and husband Gary, Linda Ragsdale and husband David, and Sarah Gigous and husband David; two sons, Tom Heere and wife Arlene, and Rick Heere and wife Ginger, Lawrence; 12 grandchildren, Erin, Elizabeth, Lisa and Brian Heere, Corey Everett, Catie Walker, John and Derek Ragsdale, Alexis Hoggatt, Lacy Randall, Stephanie Moore and Abby Gigous; six great-grandchildren, Victoria, Walker and Grace Everett, Isabella and Alessandra Lopez, and Reece Randall; and a sister, Evelyn Hutton.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, where a parish rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.The family suggests memorials to the Holy Name school cafeteria, sent in care of the funeral home, 2801 SW Urish Road, Topeka, KS 66614.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.kevinbrennanfamily.com">kevinbrennanfamily.com</a>.