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Elsie Marie Bahner Rasch

Female 1917 - 1986  (68 years)


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  • Name Elsie Marie Bahner Rasch 
    Born 18 Aug 1917  Silver Lake, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 May 1986  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 17 May 1986  Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I303  Rossville
    Last Modified 9 May 2018 

    Father Emil Phillip Bahner,   b. 1 May 1885, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1957, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Rosa Ann Dvorak Bahner,   b. 25 Nov 1886,   d. 25 Nov 1959  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marion Charles (Bud) Rasch,   b. 19 Jun 1917, Eskridge, Wabaunsee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1980, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 14 May 1939  Grove, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ronald Dean Rasch,   b. 4 Mar 1950, Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Wayne C Rasch
     3. Carla Rasch
    Documents
    Marriage- Bahner, Elsie-Rasch, Marion
    Marriage- Bahner, Elsie-Rasch, Marion
    The marriage of Miss Elsie Marie Bahner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Bahner of Silver Lake and Mr. Marion Rasch of Rossville was solemnized May 14 at the Methodist church at Grove.
    Last Modified 9 May 2018 10:29:40 
    Family ID F2975  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Aug 1917 - Silver Lake, Shawnee County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 May 1939 - Grove, Shawnee County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Rasch, Elsie 1
    Obituary- Rasch, Elsie 1
    Mrs. Elsie M. Rasch
    ROSSVILLE - Mrs. Elsie Marie Rasch, 68, Rossville, died Thursday, May 15, at her home.

    Mrs. Rasch was a horticultural therapist at the Menninger Foundation in Topeka for five years.

    She was born Aug. 18, 1917, north of Silver Lake, the daughter of Emil Philip and Rosa Devorak Bahner. She lived north of Silver Lake until she was married, then in Rossville.

    Mrs. Rasch was a member of the United Methodist Church, member and past worthy matron of Amaryllis Chapter No. 321 of Order of Eastern Star and a member of the Rossville Literary Music Circle, all at Rossville. She also was a past district aide of District No. 17, Grand Chapter of Kansas, Order of Eastern Star.

    She was married to Marion “Bud” Rasch May 14, 1939, at Walnut Hill in Shawnee County. He died Sept. 7, 1980.

    Survivors include a daughter, Carla Rasch, Lawrence; two sons, Wayne Rasch, Athens, Ga., and Ronald Rasch, San Francisco, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Julia Brees, Delia, Mrs. Christina Zickefoose, Rossville, and Mrs. Lorraine Billingsley, Topeka; two brothers, Milton Bahner, Rossville, and Harvey Bahner, Topeka; and five grandchildren.

    Services at 11 a.m. Saturday will be followed by Star services conducted by Amaryllis Chapter No. 321 at the United Methodist Church in Rossville. Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery.

    Mrs. Rasch will lie in state from 1 until 9 p.m. today at Parkpr-Price Mortuary in Topeka where relatives and friends will meet from 7 until 8 p.m. today. She later will lie in state an hour before service time at the church in Rossville. Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church, Rossville, 66533, or Topeka Hospice Inc., 824 Washburn, 66606.

    ELSIE M. RASCH
    Mrs. Elsie Marie Rasch, 68, Rossville, died Thursday, May 15, 1986, at her home.

    Mrs. Rasch was a horticultural therapist at the Menninger Foundation in Topeka for five years.

    She was bom August 18, 1917, north of Silver Lake, the daughter of Emil Philip and Rosa Devorak Bahner. She lived north of Silver Lake until she was married, then lived in Rossville.

    Mrs. Rasch was a member of the United Methodist Church, member and past Worthy Matron of Amaryllis Chapter No. 321 of Order of Eastern Star and a member of the Rossville Literary Music Circle, all at Rossville. She also was a past District Aide of District No. 17, Grand Chapter of Kansas, Order of Eastern Star.

    She was married to Marion “Bud” Rasch May 14, 1939, at Walnut Hill in Shawnee County. He died September 7,1980.

    Survivors include a daughter, Carla Rasch, Lawrence; two sons, Wayne Rasch, Athens, Ga., and Ronald Rasch, San Francisco, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Julia Brees, Delia, Mrs. Christina Zickefoose, Rossville, and Mrs. Lorraine Billingsley, Topeka; two brothers, Milton Bahner, Rossville, and Harvey Bahner, Topeka; and five grandchildren.

    Services at 11 a.m. Saturday were followed by Star services conducted by Amaryllis Chapter No. 321 at the United Methodist Church in Rossville. Burial was in Rossville Cemetery.

    Relatives and friends met at Parker-Price Mortuary in Topeka from 7 until 8 p.m. Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church, Rossville, Ks., 66533, or Topeka Hospice, Inc., 824 Washburn, Topeka, Ks., 66606.
    Obituary- Rasch, Elsie 2
    Obituary- Rasch, Elsie 2
    Rasch
    Mrs. Elsie Marie Rasch, 68, Rossville, passed away Thursday, May 15, 1986 at her home. She was born Aug. 18, 1917 north of Silver Lake, the daughter of Emil Philip and Rosa Devorak Bahner. She lived north of Silver Lake until she was married and then moved to Rossville.

    Mrs. Rasch was a member of the Rossville United Methodist Church, was a member and past matron of Amaryllis Chapter No. 321, Order of the Eastern Star, Rossville, was a past district aide of District No. 17, Grand Chapter of Kansas, Order of the Eastern Star, and was a member of Rossville Literary Music Circle.

    Mrs. Rasch has been a horticulture therapist at Menningers for five years.

    She was married to Marion “Bud” Rasch on May 14, 1939 at Walnut Hill in Shawnee County. He preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 1980.

    Surviving are a daughter, Ms. Carla Rasch, Lawrence; two sons, Wayne Rasch, Athens, Ga.; and Ronald Rasch, San Francisco, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Julia Brees, Delia; Mrs. Christina Zicke- foose, Rossville; and Mrs. Lorraine Billingsley, Topeka; two brothers, Milton Bahner, Rossville; and Harvey Bahner, Topeka; and five grandchildren.

    Funeral services were to be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 1986, at the Rossville United Methodist Church followed by Eastern Star services conducted by Amaryllis Chapter No. 321, Order of the Eastern Star. Interment was to be in Rossville Cemetery.

    Parker-Price Mortuary, Topeka, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rossville United Methodist Church, Rossville, 66533 or Hospice, Inc., 824 Washburn, Topeka, 66606.
    Funeral card- Rasch, Elsie 3
    Funeral card- Rasch, Elsie 3
    In Memory Of
    Mrs. Elsie Marie Rasch
    Aug. 18, 1917 -- May 15, 1986

    Services
    Rossville United Methodist Church
    11:00 a.m. May 17, 1986

    Minister
    Rev. D. Gene Damewood

    Music
    "In the Garden"
    "Jesus Will Walk with Me"

    Soloists
    Ms. Mary Alice Wiard
    Ms. Nonie Hollowell

    Organist
    Ms. Greta Kelsey

    Interment
    Rossville Cemetery

    Casket Bearers
    William Brees, Jr., Darrell Bahner, Donald Brees, Rudy Bailey, Jerrol Bahner, Samuel Zickefoose

    Eastern Star Services
    Amaryllis Chapter #321,
    Order of the Eastern Star