Obituary: Catherine Bell

Catherine Bell, age 92, passed away Aug. 13, 2018.
She was born on a farm in rural Garden Plain, on Sept. 11, 1925, to Theodore and Francis (Hilger) Neises. She was the oldest of eight children. She married Donald Ball on Nov. 23, 1946, and had three children, Donna, Greg and Cynthia.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; daughter, Donna; brothers, Mark and Ted Neises, Jr.; and sister, Dorothy O’Neill.
She is survived by son, Greg; daughter, Cynthia Sommers; brothers, David (Marlene) Neises and Robert (Vera) Neises; sisters, Edna Stuhlsatz and Anne Ferguson; two grandchildren, Liz (Duane) Veach and Jennifer (Steve) Runyan; and three great-grandchildren, Emily and Lauren Veach and Dalton (Kayla) Runyan.
A special thanks to Harry Hynes Hospice.
A Rosary will be held Thursday, Sept. 6, at 10 a.m., with Funeral Mass to Follow at 10:30 a.m., both at Christ the King Catholic Church in Wichita. Wulf-Ast Mortuary, Garden Plain, is in charge of arrangements.