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Annabel Dohrman

May 7, 2019

St. Marys—Annabel Dohrman, 92, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at her home in St. Marys.

She was born August 31, 1926 at Wamego, the daughter of Walter A. and Edith Harrell Cordts. She grew up in the Wamego community and graduated from Wamego High School. Annabel and her brother and sisters performed in the Frank Wiziarde Circus, she was a tap dancer.

Annabel worked for the Pottawatomie-Wabaunsee Regional Library and later as a secretary at the St. Marys High School for over 20 years. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys and was an adorer at the Adoration Chapel at the church.

On August 19, 1945 she was married to Vincent Paul Dohrman at Hawthorne, Nevada. He preceded her in death on December 15, 1987. Annabel was also preceded in death by her siblings, June Meyer, Mary Ann Muller, Walter H. Cordts and Jean Cordts.

Those left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Paulette (John) Simecka and Nancy (Jake, Jr.) Rogers all of St. Marys; two sisters, Kathleen O’Neill, Manhattan and Margery Baresel, N. Kansas City, MO; four grandchildren, Jason (Dori) Simecka, Julie (Doug) Biswell, Jake Roger III, and Debby (Adam Sr.) Kepner; 11 great-grandchildren and 2 great-greatgrandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys. Mrs. Dohrman will lie in state from 2:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Friday, May 10, 2019 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys, where the family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. until the rosary at 7:00 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Building Fund or Community Care Ministries and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.

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10 thoughts on “Annabel Dohrman

  1. May Annabelle rest in peace alongside her loved ones. She is a community minded lady that was recognized by many. Our sympathy to the family.

  2. Annabel was a great human being, loved by so many!!! We will miss her dearly, but know that she has left us all with so many great memories… Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family… Sorry we couldn’t be there for the funeral… Lots of love, Donald and Susan Baresel

  3. Sincere sympathy to Annabel’s family. Remember seeing her when my boys were in high school. She was a well loved secretary.

  4. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. Annabel was a special lady and was loved by all the students who had the pleasure of working with her in the school office. She is at peace now in God’s arms in heaven with Paul and her family members

  5. So very sorry for the family’s loss. Annabel was such a sweet woman loved time spent as an office helper . May all your memories bring you peace.

  6. I remember a sweet lady that was always there when entering the high school, and will always be associated with those memories. I also remember when my mother became secretary after Annabel retired, and her telling me what big shoes she had to fill. God Bless.

  7. Our condolences to your family. May special memories comfort and heal your hearts.
    Wendy, Ty, Allie and Jayla Johnson

  8. My sincere sympathy to Paulette and family, and Nancy and family…May you feel Gods love and peace as you move on without your Mother..Sincerely, Charlotte Kling

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