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Janelda Marie Jada Butler
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WICHITA — Janelda Marie “Jada” Butler, 75, florist and homemaker, passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2014.
Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, and Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Wednesday, both at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Wichita.
Jada will be remembered for her energy, enthusiasm, big smile, and generosity. She was a tireless volunteer at the church and spent many hours making beautiful floral arrangements for holidays and special events.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph; daughter, Joan; brother, Vernon Kaiser; and stepfather Virgil Stadelman. Survivors include her children, Tim (Sue) Butler of Portland, Ore., Julie (Steve) Dixon of Wichita, and Chris (Sonja) Butler of Overland Park; siblings, Ben and Kenneth Kaiser,  and LaVeda Heider; five grandchildren, Elizabeth and Ben Dixon of Wichita, Grant, Payton and Charlie Butler of Overland Park; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be directed to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 861 North Socora, Wichita, KS 67212 and Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, 8101 West Central, Wichita, KS 67212. Online tributes may be sent to the family via

Funeral arrangements provided by
Downing and Lahey West Mortuary**
10515 W. Maple
Wichita, KS 67209
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 18, 2014