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Donald Eugene Macha

Male 1953 - 2004  (50 years)


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  • Name Donald Eugene Macha 
    Born 3 Jun 1953  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Feb 2004  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2539  Rossville
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2017 

    Father Edward A Macha,   b. 6 Apr 1918, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 2003, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Mary Hobart Macha,   b. 12 May 1923, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 2016, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1942  Herington, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Anniversary- Macha, Edward and Mary 1
    Anniversary- Macha, Edward and Mary 1
    Golden Wedding Celebration for Macha Couple
    Mr. and Mrs. Edward Macha, Delia, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, August 9, 1992, at the Senior Citizen Center, 429 Pearl, Rossville. Hosts will be their family.

    Children of the couple are Wayne Macha, Carlsbad, Calif.; Don Macha, Rossville; Ken Macha, Topeka; Bill Macha, Santee, Calif.; Charles Macha, Oceanside, Calif. Two daughters, Sandra Hoferer and Susan DeDonder, are deceased. They have ten grandchildren.

    Edward Macha and Mary Hobart were married October 4,1942. Mr. Macha retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in 1981, after more than 34 years of service.

    The couple requests no gifts, please.
    Anniversary- Macha, Edward and Mary 2
    Anniversary- Macha, Edward and Mary 2
    60th Anniversary To Be Celebrated
    Edward and Mary Macha will celebrate their 60lh wedding anniversary Friday, October 4, 2002.

    Edward Macha and Mary Hobart were married in Herington October 4, 1942, when Edward was serving in the U.S. Navy and was home on leave; Mary was in nursing school at Halstead. They moved to Rossville in 1954, where they raised five sons and two daughters.

    Family and friends are invited to help them celebrate this occasion from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Friendship Meals site at the Rossville Senior Center.

    Ed and Mary request no gifts, please.
    Family ID F1629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kristine Ann Ketterman Macha,   b. 1952 
    Married 29 May 1971  St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Tara Danielle Macha Myers Tooley,   b. 6 May 1974
     2. Brandon Elliot Macha,   b. 19 Jul 1977
    Documents
    Marriage- Ketterman, Kristine-Macha, Donald 1
    Marriage- Ketterman, Kristine-Macha, Donald 1
    Ketterman-Macha vows are exchanged here on May 29

    Kristine Ann Ketterman and Mr. Donald Eugene Macha exchanged marriage vows during a nuptial Mass celebrated by the Rev. Carl Starkloff, Kansas City, Mo., at 2:00 p.m., May 29, in the Immaculate Conception Church, St. Marys.

    Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Ketterman, St. Marys, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Macha, Rossville.

    The bride’s floor-length gown of white silk organza was fashioned with Chantilly lace bodice, stand-up collar, and bishop sleeves. The skirt and detachable watteau train were trimmed with appliqued lace motifs. A Juliet cap of white embroidered daisies held her veil, and she carried a bouquet of red roses, white carnations, and baby’s breath.

    Attending the bride were Kathy Ketter, and the bride’s sister, Jane Ketterman, both of St. Marys.

    Alan Bird, Rossville, was best man, and the bridegroom’s brother, Ken Macha, was a groomsman. Ushers were Dick Ketterman and Bill Macha, brothers of the couple.

    A reception in the Centennial building followed the ceremony.

    Mrs. Macha is employed by Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka. Mr. Macha is employed by Bennett Brothers Standard Service Station, and is a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve.

    The couple is at home in St. Marys.

    Marriage- Ketterman, Kristine-Macha, Donald 2
    Marriage- Ketterman, Kristine-Macha, Donald 2
    Kristine Ann Ketterman and Donald Eugene Macha exchanged marriage vows during a nuptial mass celebrated by the Rev. Carl Starkloff, Kansas City, Mo., at 2 p.m. May 29 in Immaculate Conception Church, St. Marys.

    Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Ketterman, St. Marys, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Macha, Rossville.

    The bride’s floor-length gown of white silk organza was fashioned with Chantilly lace bodice and sleeves. The skirt and detachable Watteau train were trimmed with appliqued lace motifs. A Juliet cap of white embroidered daisies held her veil, and she carried a bouquet of red roses, white carnations and baby’s breath.

    Attending the bride were Kathy Ketter and the bride’s sister, Jane Ketterman, both of St. Marys. Alan Bird, Rossville, was best man and the bridegroom’s brother, Ken Ma-cha, was groomsman. Ushers were Dick Ketterman and Bill Macha, brothers of the couple.

    A reception in the Centennial building followed the ceremony.

    Mrs. Macha is employed by Stormont-Vail Hospital and Mr. Macha is employed by Bennett Bros. Standard Service Station. The couple is at home in St. Marys.
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2017 14:07:33 
    Family ID F1906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    Obituary- Macha, Donald
    Obituary- Macha, Donald
    Donald E. Macha

    ROSSVILLE — Donald E. Macha, 50, Rossville, died at his home Friday, Feb. 27, 2004.
    He was born June 3, 1953, in Topeka, the son of Edward and Mary Hobart Macha.
    He lived in the Rossville community all his life. He was a maintenance mechanic at Payless ShoeSource Distribution Center in Topeka.
    He graduated from Rossville High School in 1971, served six years in the U.S. Navy, and later served in the Naval Reserves.
    He married Chris Ketterman in May 1971 in St. Marys. She survives, of the home.
    Preceding him in death were his father, on April 13, 2003; two sisters, Susan DeDonder on May 28, 1986, and Sandra Hoferer on March 7, 1987.
    Surviving, in addition to his wife, Chris, are a son, Brandon Macha, Topeka; a daughter, Tara Tooley, Las Vegas; his mother, Mary Macha, Topeka; four brothers, Wayne Macha, Carlsbad, Calif., Kenneth Macha, Topeka, William Macha, Santee, Calif., and Charles Macha, Jamul, Calif.; and a granddaughter, Isabella Tooley, Las Vegas.
    The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys.
    Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery in St. Marys. Military graveside services will be conducted by Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31, American Legion at Rossville.
    Mr. Macha will lie in state after 2 p.m, Tuesday at Piper- Verschelden Funeral Home. Family visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society and sent in care of the funeral home.