ANDALE Raple, Gertrude M (Ast), 94, loving farmer's wife and mother, homemaker, retired store manager, former religious education instructor, member of the Daughters of Isabella, St Anne's Altar Society, and Ladies Auxiliary VFW member, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014. She was born January 9, 1920 in Haven, KS to John and Elizabeth (Irsik) Ast. Survivors are husband, Joe F, Daughters Judy (Keith) McMahan, Kathleen (Brad) Bachman, both of Wichita, KS, Jane (Lynn) Chance of Fowler, KS, Marilyn (Steve) Gengler of Overland Park, KS, and Alice Raple of Dallas, TX. Grandchildren Aaron (Linda) Seiler, Anne Marie Seiler, Joseph Bachman, Ryan (Lauren) Chance, Erika Chance, Dr Jordan Chance, Nolan Chance, Matthew (Cheryl) Gengler, Dr Brian Gengler, and Jeff Gengler. Great Grandchildren are Alexander Seiler, Preston Seiler, Lila Chance and 2 Great Grandchildren due in 2014. Sisters Virginia Winter and Joan Allen. Brother Melvin Ast. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by son, Jay Raple, sisters Angela Roper, Bernice May, Bertha Roths, Viola Nuessen, Bernetta Ast. Brothers Stephen, Victor, Raphael, and John. Rosary 7:30 pm Monday, April 21, 2014. Mass of Christian burial 10:30 am Tuesday, April 22, 2014 both at St Joseph Catholic Church, Andale, KS. Memorial to St Joseph Catholic Church Andale, KS 67001. Wulf-Ast Mortuary Garden Plain, KS.
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Published in The Wichita Eagle from Apr. 20 to Apr. 22, 2014