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Jean M. Cordts

December 20, 2018

http://St. Marys—Jean M. Cordts, 96, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018 at the St. Marys Manor.
She was born November 2, 1922 at Wamego, the daughter of Walter A. and Edith Harrell Cordts. She grew up in Wamego and graduated from Wamego High School where she played basketball. Jean was inducted into the Wamego High School Athletic Hall of Fame. She was on a team that played AAU basketball that made it to the quarter finals. Jean loved sports and played softball on many local teams. She and her siblings preformed in the Frank Wiziarde Circus throughout the area, she was the acrobat.
Jean lived in Tucson, AZ, before moving back to Kansas. She was the site manager for the St. Mary Senior Center for many years. Jean was a member of the OES.
She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, June Meyer, Mary Ann Muller, and Walter H. Cordts.
She is survived by three sisters, Kathleen O’Neill, Manhattan, Margery Baresel, N. KC.MO, and Annabel Dohrman, St. Marys. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys. Inurnment will be in Valley View Cemetery, St. Marys. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Marys Senior Center and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536. To leave online condolences go to www.piperfuneralhome.com.

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12 thoughts on “Jean M. Cordts

  1. Jeanie..you got me good on that trip from Az. to KC. I chuckle at many memories with you. What a wonderful woman to have as an aunt. Sad to see you go but joyous to know your soul is in heaven..where I will see you again. Love, Danny

  2. Jeannie was very dear to me…I dressed her hair for many years…I always looked forward to seeing her…she was so much fun and uplifting…we shared many jokes..I extend my deep sympathy to all of you….She will be deeply missed…Sincerely, and with love, Charlotte Kling

  3. So very sorry for your loss. Jean was always so kind to Mom ,they shared several drives from Kansas to Arizona. What a wonderful , caring and downright beautiful lady. She will be missed. Blessing to you all.

  4. Aunt Jeannie
    You were so loved and fun to have as an Aunt. Memories of times together such as we had down in Tuscon getting serenaded at the Mexican restaurant to playing cards with, and baseball in front of grandma and you as a kid. Thanx for the memories❤

  5. Its been many years that i have seen her. She was a sweet person .i remember when she would come to visit and my grandpa was so excited . Im truley sorry. Another beautiful soul eared her wings.

  6. Dear Aunt Jeanie you were always there for me, and I will miss you so much. Our memories are many, from living with you when Mom was in the car wreck, driving us everywhere, as we did not have a car until I was 14, and our trips to the casino, Keep on teasing everyone Heaven. RIP love you

  7. Just thinking of cousin Jeanie and the good times we enjoyed at grandma and grandpas house It was a big treat when we got to go to the circus and watch all the Cordts kids perform

  8. To the Family, so sorry for your loss. Hope you will be comforted in knowing that Jean has the prospect of being resurrected, healthy (in the flesh), to Paradise Earth just as Jehovah God has promised. In fact , the vast majority will enjoy everlasting life right here on earth as God had intended from the beginning. God’s Kingdom will do this under the rule of Jesus Christ. READ John 5:28, 29, Job 14:14, 15,Psalms 37:29,Matthew 6:9,10, Matthew 5:5 and Revelation 21:2-4 Go To: JW.ORG

  9. Aunt Jeanie was a sweetie. Big heart, big laughs. She was a catcher on one of the best softball teams in the area. She would ride the train home from games. She said she came home on the late train and walked from the train station to her house. Then she said well maybe I ran home most of the time… I have a trophy of hers where she was named MVP of the tournament. We will all miss you Aunt Jeanie…

  10. Jeannie was the best! She was an original Rosie the riveter. She loved fun and was a great tease to her many neices and nephews and their friends. She loved her family and we loved her she will be missed!

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