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 Joseph Philip Degand

Joseph Philip Degand

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Death 17 Mar 1976 (aged 78)
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Burial Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Plot Hayden Sec, Lot 320-W
Memorial ID 20944453 · View Source
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Joseph Philip Degand, 76, 3138 W. 12th, died Wednesday in a Topeka hospital where he was admitted Sunday.

He formerly lived at 1725 Webster for many years. He had been a sheet metal worker employed by Rock Island Railroad before he retired and was a past president of the Topeka Railroad Association. He had been general chairman of the Sheet Metal Workers local.

He was born March 8, 1898 in Topeka where he spent most of his life.

He was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church and the Old Timers Club.

He was married to Constance C. Hefner on Jan. 27, 1922 in Topeka. She survives. Also surviving are four sons, Eugene C. Degand of El Reno, Okla., Kenneth A. Degand of Kansas City, Edward L. Degand of 3138 W. 12th, and Ronald J. Degand of Omaha; two daughters, Mrs. Rose Mary Frederick of 2018 Buchanan, and Mrs. Patricia Smith of 1801 Moundview; a sister, Mrs. Catherine Kippes of 1124 Webster; 17 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Most Pure of Mary Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Degand will lie in state from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday at Brennan Funeral Home where parish prayers will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday.

Topeka State Journal, 3/18/1976

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