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Nadine M. Perry

November 16, 2015

St. Marys—Nadine M. Perry, 86, passed away Monday, November 16, 2015 with her loving family by her side at the St. Marys Manor.

She was born June 20, 1929 at Paxico, the daughter of William Frank and Helena Steck Kolde.  Nadine moved to St. Marys from Newbury when she was in the 4th grade.

Mrs. Perry was a homemaker.  She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys and was an honorary member of the ladies circle at the church.  Nadine loved flowers and enjoyed arranging them into beautiful bouquets. She took great pride in cooking meals for her family, and loved to share her prized recipes with her children.

She was united in marriage to George J. Perry on March 29, 1947 in St. Marys.  He preceded her in death on February 29, 2008.

Survivors include two sons, Bill and Mike Perry, both of Topeka; five daughters, Judy (Roy) Muckenthaler, Sandy (Clay) Winters and Nancy Lister all of St. Marys, Mary Kaye (Tony) Siebert, Wamego and Lori Westdale, Rossville; two sisters, Helen Tarbutton, Hawthorne, CA and Betty Aills, Salina; 14 grandchildren, Jackie (Tim) Moylan, Chris Simecka, Michael (Julie) Hiner, Jonathan Hiner, Angela Hiner, Emily (Will) Warnes, Lindsey (Darren) Croley, Ben Siebert, Sara (Heath) Lawson, Kylie Perry, Mitchell Ralph, Chris Perry, Nick Perry and Elizabeth (Sean) Vanhouten; 27 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Friday, November 20, 2015 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newbury.  Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys.  Mrs. Perry will lie in state after 2:00 P.M. Thursday, November 19, 2015 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00 and a rosary will be recited at 7:00 P.M.  Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Marys Manor Bus Fund or Grace Hospice and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.


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18 thoughts on “Nadine M. Perry

  1. We are so sorry for your loss. Try to keep only good memories of her in your heart. It will help you through your grief. You are in our prayers.

  2. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Perry Family. Her time here on earth and the family she left behind had and continues to have a positive effect on her community and the Nation. Such a strong women which left a lasting impression on many and certainly me. God Bless

  3. Family of Nadine Perry, Marge and I wish to express or deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother. Your mother and father now back together in heaven. Our prayers are with you all. Carl and Marge Bush.

  4. To all of the sweet, yet ornery, Perry family—

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your dear Mother. I hope it helps to know she and George are back together again.

    They are near my Mom & Dad so I will place a flower on their spot, next time I’m there.

    Please know I am thinking of all of you.


  5. Nancy,

    So sorry hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your memories bring you comfort in the days ahead. God Bless

  6. Now that Nadine & George are together in heaven above you family members know the comfort they will provide each other. May GOD bless the loved ones in knowing this.

  7. Judy, Sandy, Mary Kaye, Nancy, Bill, Mike,Lori, the grandkids and great grandkids you have our most sincere sympathy. Praying that the wonderful memories and love you have together get you through this sad time. Wish I could be there to hug you all. love you

  8. To All The Perry Family,

    So sorry to hear about Nadine. She was a great friend to Dale’s mom (Avis). May she rest in peace and your many memories comfort you.

    Dale & Shelly Rezac

  9. Dear family of Nadine: She was a wonderful person who loved to ask how your day was going even if she was not feeling well. She and all of you are in my prayers.

  10. Mom and I send our prayers to all of you in your loss, and my mom’s loss of her loving sister. Wish we could be there but my mom can’t travel but she will be missing her loving sister and wish you all peace and comfort in your pain.

  11. Sandy & Perry Family,
    We are so sorry for the loss of your Dear Mother. She was a great lady! Please accept our heartfelt sympathy. Hoping your memories comfort you. May She Rest In Peace and God Speed………
    The Stum’s ~ Sis & Wilb

  12. sending Prayers to All the Perry Family. St. Marys will be a little darker without Nadine’s Awesome Smile. God Bless You All.

  13. Prayers for all of the Perry family. Know that we are thinking of each of you during this most difficult time.
    Nadine Perry, I will miss your beautiful smile, Bright eyes and YOU. I know that George was waiting with open arms when you arrived. The reunion was Glorious for you and him… You are now living life everlasting with our Father and your family. Rest in peace my beautiful lady and know that you will be thought of daily. God grant your family peace and comfort.

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