Dorothy M. Wingebach

Mass of Christian Burial for Dorothy M. Wingebach, 87, Eudora will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Burial will follow at Holy Family Catholic Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, MO.

Dorothy was born May 20, 1927 in Kansas City, MO the daughter of Charles and Adeline (Sanford) Lehmer.

She graduated in 1945 from College High at Kansas State Teachers College in Pittsburg. She was employed with Southwestern Bell as a telephone operator for 10 years in Pittsburg. She worked for Hercules Ordnance as a telephone operator from 1965 to 1968 at Sunflower in De Soto. She was employed with King Radio from 1980 to 1990 when she retired.

She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora and a member of St. Thersea’s Society, Red Hat Society, Eudora Historical Society, served on the Election Board, and was an international adoptive parent.

She married Raymond Wingebach December 29, 1951 in Pittsburg, KS. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include one daughter, Linda (Keith) Litle; two sons, Chuck (Tracy) Wingebach and John (Debbie) Wingebach; nine grandchildren, Andy, Jacob, Jenny, Tyler, Jodi, Stefanie, Alisha, Luke, and Carley; 13 great grandchildren; and two sisters, Wanda Kendall and Vivian (Sam) Guillory. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Thomas Wingebach; and grandson, Chris Sommer.

A rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. with a visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 16, 2015 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel in Eudora.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Holy Family Catholic Church and may be sent in care of the mortuary.

5 Condolences

  1. Ruth Lee on January 16, 2015 at 5:56 am

    So sorry to hear about Dorothy, I know Carley loved her and will miss her, my heart also goes out to John and Debbie as well, she is not with her Lord God and an Angel for sure.

  2. Mike&Diane Leming(Arensberg) on January 16, 2015 at 8:05 am

    Real sorry to hear of Dorothy’s loss! She was sure a wonderful person and loved life and loved her family! She a angel now , and is with her God again! Thoughts and prayers to Ray and family !

  3. Marlene Bendon on January 16, 2015 at 8:08 am

    Dorothy was such a sweet loving person. Worked with her for years. She will truly be missed. Sorry for the family’s loss.

  4. Ronda Fulks-Parker on January 24, 2015 at 1:10 am

    Dorothy was Loved Dearly by myself and my son (Tony) when we first moved in across the street from Dorothy and Raymond my son started calling them Grandma and Grandpa Wingebach. We Loved them both. Dorothy will be greatly missed by all who knew and Loved her. With all our Love and Prayers to the whole family.
    Love Ronda and Tony Jr.

  5. Janet Wozniak on February 5, 2015 at 12:39 am

    So sorry to hear about Mrs. Wingebach. She was a great neighbor when I was growing up in Eudora. My sincere condolences to her family.

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