Obituary: Margaret Mary Church

Margaret Mary Church, 93 passed away July 31, 2017

Margaret Mary Church, 93, of Lenexa, Kansas passed away peacefully after a long illness surrounded by her loving family on Monday, July 31, 2017. Margaret will forever be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend to everyone she met. “Peg” as she was known by, was born on March 21, 1924 in Weehawken, New Jersey to Frank and Margaret Claire (Healy) Neuwirth. She enjoyed spending her time golfing, playing cards and crocheting. She will be sadly missed.

Peg was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Margaret Neuwirth, husband of her two children, John William Storms, second husband, James Wesley Church, infant grandson, John William Storms II along with two brothers and one sister. She is survived by her son, James M. Storms and his wife LaNita of Olathe, Kansas and daughter, Katie A. Doughtery and her husband Steve of Cartersville, Georgia. Left behind to cherish her memory are her four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Margaret will be cremated according to her wishes. A Memorial Prayer Service is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. Friday, August 4th at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home 105 E. Loula St. Olathe, Kansas. Inurnment in Leavenworth National Cemetery Leavenworth, Kansas. Visitation 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday, prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Deaf Cultural Center 455 East Park Street Olathe, Kansas 66061.
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