|Birth: ||Jul. 2, 1918|
|Death: ||Aug. 5, 1994|
The Topeka Capital-Journal
SENECA--Irene M. Fangman, 76, Seneca, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 1994, at a Marysville hospital.
Mrs. Fangman was a cook in the Wichita and St. Benedict schools. She also was a cook at the Friendly Diner in Seneca and purchased the business in 1976. She operated the diner until 1991 and then worked as a hostess at the Nemaha Co. Hist. Soc. until April this year. She had done domestic work before she was married.
She was born July 2, 1918, on a farm north of Baileyville, the daughter of Frank and Frances Rusche Koch. She attended Sacred Heart School at Baileyville.
Mrs. Fangman was a member of St. Mary's Church and the St. Ann's Altar Society at the church in St. Benedict, the Nemaha Co. Hist. Soc. and she was a former member of the Seneca Business and Professional Women and the Kansas Restaurant Ass'n.
She was married to Albert C. Fangman on Jan. 26, 1937, in Baileyville. He survives.
Other survivors include five daughters: Patricia Haverkamp, Seneca, Jeanette Walter, Topeka, Rosalita Farley, Millington, Tenn., Linda Fangman, Wichita and Sylvia Nordhus, Olathe; four brothers: William, Axtell, Frederick, Warrensburg, Mo., Frank, Beattie and Linus, Baileyville; 17 grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Fangman was preceded in death by a son, Albert Fangman in Oct. 1941.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Church in St. Benedict. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Added by JH
Frank Hubert Koch (1880 - 1960)
Mary Frances Rusche Koch (1888 - 1966)
Albert C Fangman (1911 - 1996)
Albert William Fangman (1942 - 1942)*
Paul A Koch (1908 - 1931)*
William Francis Koch (1909 - 1996)*
Alvin H Koch (1912 - 1989)*
Sylvester John Koch (1914 - 1970)*
Irene M Koch Fangman (1918 - 1994)
Leo W Koch (1922 - 1985)*
Frederick Clement Koch (1925 - 2007)*
Frank Koch (1927 - 2010)*
Linus B Koch (1930 - 2004)*
Saint Marys Cemetery
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Record added: Apr 23, 2009
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