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Dorothy A. Shalz, 94, of Wathena, Ks.

Dorothy A. Shalz, 94, formerly of Wathena, Kansas passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Posted: Dec 19, 2017 10:21 AM

Dorothy A. Shalz, 94, formerly of Wathena, Kansas passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Dorothy was born on June 23, 1923 in Wathena, Kansas to Lawrence E. & Mary E. (Banks) Miller.

She was a member of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, St. Ann’s Altar Society, American Legion Women’s Auxiliary & a lifetime member & past president of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary.

Dorothy married Francis L. Shalz on December 31, 1940 in Wathena, Kansas. He preceded her in death on October 13, 1988. She was also preceded in death by her parents, 4 sons, Francis Wayne, Richard, Larry & Joey Shalz & a sister, Stella Schoenfelder.

Survivors: sons, Neil Shalz of St. Joseph, Missouri;

Don Shalz of Kansas City, Kansas;

Daughters, Linda Shalz of St. Joseph, Missouri;

Karen Hurd of St. Joseph, Missouri;

11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren & 5 great-great-grandchildren;

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins & many friends.

Funeral Mass: 10:30 A.M. Saturday, December 16, 2017
At the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wathena, Kansas.
Visitation: 9:00-10:00 A.M. Saturday, prior to service at the Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Wathena, Kansas.
Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wathena, Kansas.

Memorials: Mosaic Hospice

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