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Agnes Barbara Gorges Konen
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1906
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 2006
Labette County
Kansas, USA

Agnes Gorges-Konen lived to be 100 years, 1 month, and 16 days of age.

Iola Register ~ Iola, KS ~ September 29, 2006

Agnes Barbara Konen, 100, a longtime Parsons, Kansas resident, died today, Sept. 29, 2006, at Parsons Presbyterian Manor.

She was born Aug. 13, 1906, in Colwich, Kansas, one of 13 children of Mathias and Martha (Gerrens) Gorges. She grew up in Colwich.

She was married Nov. 17, 1936, in Piqua, Kansas, to Edward John Konen. The couple moved to Parsons after their marriage. He was an employee of M-K-T Railroad. He died March 17, 1973.

A lifelong devoted Catholic, she was a member of the former St. Mary's Catholic Church in Parsons, KS, and of its Altar Society and was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. She was active in Daughters of Isabella, serving in many capacities throughout the years.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles (Jo) Konen, Houston, TX, and Mathias (Judy) Konen, Tucson, AZ; six grandchildren, Tracy (Gene) Ele, Parsons, KS, Mike (Vicki) Konen, Havasu City, AZ, Stephanie (Leland) Jones, Alpine, CA, Patrick (Alicia) Konen, Mt. Pleasant, SC, and Keith (Beatrix) Konen, Dallas, TX; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Martha Buchholz, Arvada, CO; and numerous nieces and nephews.

An infant daughter, Mary Agnes, and a sister, Sister Sylvia Gorges, died earlier.

Burial will be October 2, 2006, at St. Martin's Catholic Cemetery in Piqua, Kansas.

Saint Martins Catholic Cemetery
Woodson County
Kansas, USA
Created by: TiogaRose
Record added: Jan 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17577585
Agnes Barbara <i>Gorges</i> Konen
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*♥*With Love And Remembrance*♥*
- Sherry (Tackett) Plowman
 Added: Feb. 3, 2010
God bless you, Agnes...
- With Love, Gen Gal
 Added: Feb. 3, 2010

- Debbie Queen Lewis
 Added: Feb. 3, 2010
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