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Mary Catherine Weeks 1928 - 2011
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HOISINGTON — Mary Catherine Weeks, 83, died Nov. 2 at her home in Hoisington. Born Jan. 5, 1928 in Dubuque, she was the daughter of Henry and Philomena (Eckart) Casey. On June 4, 1947 she married John E. Weeks in Dubuque. He died Dec. 22, 1990. A resident of Hoisington since 1952, coming from Russell and Ellinwood, she was an administrative assistant for Barton Community College, office manager for Roxana Oil and was employed at Verna’s Clothing in Hoisington.
Mrs. Weeks was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and Altar Society in Hoisington.
Survivors include four sons, Curtis Weeks and wife Cherri, of Milton, Ga., Craig Weeks and wife Shari, of Burlingame, Brent Weeks and companion Nicole Kaempfe, of Wichita, and Brian Weeks and wife Karla, of Salina; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Casey; and two sisters, Vivian Cates and Loretta Ross.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. John Evangelist Catholic Church in Hoisington with Father Francis Oroffa officiating. Burial will be at the Hillcrest Memorial Park in Barton County. Friends may visit from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, with a vigil service at 7 p.m. followed by Altar Society rosary, all at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the St. John Evangelist Catholic Church and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home*
Box 146
Hoisington, KS 67544
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Nov. 4, 2011