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Alice V. Honas

May 5, 1926 — December 27, 2014

Alice V. Honas

Alice V. Honas, age 88 of Ellis, passed away Saturday, December 27, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society, Ellis. She was born May 5, 1926 in Severin, Kansas to August and Anna (Miller) Schmeidler. She graduated from Girls Catholic High in 1944. On June 2, 1948 she married Clarence V. Honas in Severin, Kansas. He preceded her in death on June 13, 2006.

Alice was a homemaker and business partner with her husband with C.V. Honas Lathing and Plastering. She also worked for the election board in Ellis for many years and she was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church. Alice was a wonderful seamstress and cook who took pride in her family.

She is survived by four daughters, Virginia Mae Finneran, Fremont, CA, Charlene Wilson and husband Scott, Topeka, Darlene Chaput and husband Jerry, Oakley, Diane Kuhn and husband Pat, Ellis; one son, Randy Honas and wife, Wendy, Ellis; two brothers, Edward and Norman Schmeidler of Hays; a sister, Rita Schmeidler of Hays; thirteen grandchildren, Clara Finneran, Maureen Finneran, Kathryn Krueger, Derek Wilson, Jenny Unger, Jera Potter, Allison Chaput, Victoria Goetz, Amanda Shannon, Anna Kuhn, Taylor, Samuel and Toby Honas as well as ten great grandchildren, Sophia, Lucas and Grace Janson, Roman Wilson, Nicholas Ahrens, Hudson and Leah Potter, Owen Goetz, Taegan and Lane Shannon.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Pancratius, Jerome and Leo Schmeidler; three sisters, Severina Lang, Margaret Bittel and Frances Schmeidler; a granddaughter, Nichole Diane Kuhn and a great grandson, Kaden Lee Shannon. s Catholic Church in Ellis.

Visitation will be Tuesday 5 PM 8 PM at St. Marys Church and Wednesday 1 PM 1:30 Pm at Keithley Funeral Chapel 400 E 17th Ellis, KS 67637

A parish vigil and rosary service will be 7 PM Tuesday at the church.

Memorial contributions are suggested toSt. Mary's Church, TMP-Marian or Capuchin Province of Mid-America

Condolences may be left by guest book or emailed to keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com













Service Information









Visitation Tuesday

December 30, 2014

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

St. Mary's Catholic Church

703 Monroe

Ellis, Kansas 67637









Vigil Service Tuesday

December 30, 2014

7:00 PM

St. Mary's Catholic Church

703 Monroe

Ellis, Kansas 67637









Visitation Wednesday

December 31, 2014

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Keithley Funeral Chapel

400 E. 17th Street

Ellis, Kansas 67637









Funeral Service Wednesday

December 31, 2014

2:00 PM

St. Mary's Catholic Church

703 Monroe

Ellis, Kansas 67637

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