CHASE – Margery A. Rondeau, 83, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Center in Lyons. Born Nov. 30, 1930, in Minneapolis, Minn., she was the daughter of Max and Agnes Engelbert. She married Richard F. Rondeau Aug. 21, 1948, at Minneapolis. He survives. She was a resident of Chase since 1999, having lived in Belpre and San Diego.
A graduate of Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis and Mesa College in San Diego, she was a homemaker, seamstress and teacher’s aide. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and Altar Society, both of Ellinwood, and of the Chase Senior Center.
Survivors include: Her husband of the home; three sons, Daniel and Carol Rondeau of Idyllwild, Calif., Steve and Debera Rondeau of Escondido, Calif., and John Rondeau of Chase; three daughters, Teresa and Ray Lahar of Great Bend, Jean and Wayne Graham of Lyons, and Amy and Jeff Miller of Temecula, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Barbara Rondeau and Catharine Rondeau, and two sisters, Lorraine Helkenn and Maxine D’Ambrogio.
Memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with the Rev. John Forkuoh officiating. Burial will be at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. There is no visitation. Memorials are suggested to Lyons Good Samaritan Center Society, Alzheimer’s Association or donor’s choice, in care of Birzer Funeral Home in Lyons.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Birzer Funeral Home*
214 West Ave. South
Lyons, KS 67554
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Sept. 2, 2014