Mae Whitehair

Mae Whitehair

Mae L. Whitehair, 86, passed away Thursday, August 15th, at Countryside Home north of Abilene. She was born June 3, 1933 near Elmo, the daughter of Charles and Frances (Beemer) Wendt. Growing up in the area, Mae attended local schools and graduated from Hope High School with the class of 1951. November 8, 1958 she was married to Robert J. Whitehair at St Columba Catholic Church in Elmo. All of their married life was spent in the Elmo community. Mae had been employed by the ASCS office in Abilene for twenty seven years. Robert preceded her in death November 13, 2001. She loved spending time with friends and family, dancing and playing cards. Mae was also preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Dean and Jim Wendt. She was a long time member of St. Columba Catholic Church and the Altar Society. Mae is survived by: a daughter, Cindy (Jay) Groene of Winfield; three sons, Kent Whitehair of Abilene, Kevin (Chris) Whitehair of Abilene, Kerry (Maria) Whitehair of Hope; grandchildren, Joshua (Ashley) Groene of Lawrence, Courtney (Clint) Miller of Abilene, Jaden Groene of Manhattan, Jeremy Groene of Winfield, Cody (Hannah) Whitehair of Vernon Hills, IL, Dillon Whitehair of Abilene, Jenna Groene of Manhattan , Keegan Whitehair of Abilene; great -grandchild, Camden Miller of Abilene; step grandchildren; step great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Edwina Wendt of Hope, nieces and nephews. A mass of Christian burial will be held 10:30 AM Monday, August 19th, at the St. Andrews Catholic Church with Celebrant Fr. Don Zimmerman officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. St. Joseph Cemetery. A Parish Rosary will be recited 5:30 PM Sunday, August 18th, at the Danner Funeral Home with the family receiving friends after until 7:00 PM. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be made to the St. Andrews Catholic School. They may be left at the Church the day of the service or left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.
June 3, 1933 - August 15, 201906/03/193308/15/2019
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Mae L. Whitehair, 86, passed away Thursday, August 15th, at Countryside Home north of Abilene. She was born June 3, 1933 near Elmo, the daughter of Charles and Frances (Beemer) Wendt. Growing up in the area, Mae attended local schools and graduated from Hope High School with the class of 1951. November 8, 1958 she was married to Robert J. Whitehair at St Columba Catholic Church in Elmo. All of their married life was spent in the Elmo community. Mae had been employed by the ASCS offic...

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