St. Marys-Mary E. Homan, 85, passed away Monday, January 6, 2014 at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka.
She was born October 23, 1928 at Valley Falls the daughter of Eugene F. and Margaret Bertels Wenzl. She graduated from Immaculate Conception Catholic High School in St. Marys.
Mrs. Homan was a waitress at the Knights of Columbus Club in St. Marys for many years. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
On October 21, 1950 she was united in marriage to William J. Homan at St. Marys. He preceded her in death on March 30, 1979.
Survivors include her children, Mary Kay (Bob) Elder, Wamego, Phyllis (David) Schmidt, Topeka, Bob (Janet) Homan, Topeka, Steve Homan, St. Marys, Greg Homan, St. Marys, Mark Homan, Silver Lake, Lynette Homan, Topeka, and James Homan, St. Marys; a brother, John Wenzl, Salt Lake City, UT; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M.Friday, January 10, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. Inurnment will be in Mt.CalvaryCemetery, St. Marys. A rosary will be recited at 6:00 P.M.Thursday, January 9, 2014 followed by a visitation until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Midland Hospice and sent to Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St, St. Marys, Kansas66536. Online condolences may be sent to www.piperfuneralho