Helen Weishaar

Helen Elizabeth Weishaar

Saturday, November 15th, 1924 - Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Helen E. Weishaar 94, of Effingham, KS died Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the Atchison Hospital.
Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:30AM, Monday, November 11, 2019 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Effingham, KS. Family will receive friends from 3:00 to 5:00 PM, Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Becker Chapel in Effingham, KS. Burial will be at St Ann’s Cemetery in Effingham, KS. Memorials are suggested to St. Ann’s Catholic Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences can be sent to
Helen was born November 15, 1924 on the farm West of Effingham, KS, the daughter of Willard and Mabel (Reynolds) Oswald. She graduated from ACCHS in 1943, attended Teacher College in Kansas City and taught at District 60 School west of Effingham, KS. Helen was a homemaker. She was a member of the Busy Bee Club, Altars Society at St. Joseph and St. Ann’s Catholic Churches, Winsom Dozen Club (Effingham), a member of Atchison County Extension Homemakers Unit, Jefferson County Service Organization and Department of Aging. In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting, quilting, bingo, knitting, canasta and flowers.
She married John L. Zishka on September 25, 1946 he preceded her in death on March 6, 1969. She then married Vernon E. Weishaar on October 20, 1973 he preceded her in death August 1, 1995. Helen is survived by a son Lawrence (Barb) Zishka, Atchison,KS, two daughters Betty Martin, Effingham, KS, Mary ( David ) Henry, Syracuse, NE, eight grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.
She is preceded into death by her parents, brothers, Clarence and Paul Oswald, sister Pauline Wiedmaier, a grandson David Zishka and a son in law John Martin.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 10th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, November 10th, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Becker Chapel
    402 3rd Street
    EFFINGHAM, KS 66023
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  • Service

    Monday, November 11th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Monday, November 11th, 2019 10:30am
    St. Ann's Catholic Church
    301 William St
    EFFINGHAM, KS 66023
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  • Interment

    St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery
    301 William St
    EFFINGHAM, KS 66023
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Judy Logan

Posted at 03:57pm
Betty and family, I was sorry to hear about your mother's passing, I will keep you in my prayers and thoughts at this time.
With all of my sympathy, Judy Logan

Deidre Boyd

Posted at 08:59am
Our thoughts & Prayers are with you, Due to the cold weather we will miss the service today,
Deepest Sympathy,
Melvin & Jeanette Brose
Deidre & Pat Boyd

Doug, Beth,Garrett and Giselle Grimmig

Posted at 10:47am
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Darryl and Donna

Posted at 02:28pm
Mary and David, Our thoughts and prayers are with you today and in the weeks ahead. With deepest sympathy, Darryl, Donna, and family
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Greg, Lori, Ally & Ethan Peterson

Posted at 10:16pm
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