Obituaries detail

Ken " Kenny" Mauler
Mar 19,1943---May 05,2018

Kenneth J. Mauler, 75, of Shawnee, KS, passed away May 5, 2018 at Kansas City Hospice House. Visitation will be held at 2:00pm, Friday, May 11 followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 3:00pm, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 12800 W 75th St, Shawnee, KS 66216. Burial will be held in Great Bend, KS at a later date. 

 

Ken was born March 19, 1943, in Great Bend, KS to Frank and Magdalene (Gleissner) Mauler. 

 

Ken was united in marriage to Marilyn Reichuber on April 20, 1963 and was married to her until her death April 23, 1994. He was married to Patty Stagner from May 20, 1995 until her death November 9, 2015.

 

He was an active member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church since moving to Shawnee, KS in 1986. He enjoyed being a hospital minister at Shawnee Mission Medical Center and at CKMC in Great Bend. He was employed by Gibson, Titus and Stafford in Great Bend as a diesel mechanic for several years before moving to Shawnee in 1986. After moving to Shawnee, he was employed by KCR International, Kansas City, MO until his retirement in 2011. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus.  Ken enjoyed camping, gardening and polka dancing. He was a skilled mechanic, woodworker and could fix anything. He never met a stranger and always had stories to tell.

 

Ken is preceded in death by his wives, his parents and infant grandsons Jacob and Isaac Linn.  

 

He is survived by his three daughters Sandy Mauler and husband Craig Apgar of Phoenix, AZ, Sonya Linn and husband John of Hoyt, KS and Sheila Metoyer and husband Louis III of Lee’s Summit, MO; grandchildren Derek Linn, Erika Linn and Quintin Metoyer; sister Shirley Koochel and husband John of Great Bend, KS and nieces, nephews, cousins, family members and many good friends. 

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kansas City Hospice House or Good Shepherd Catholic Church.

 

Additional Service:
Visitation
Location:
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
Address:
12800 W. 75th Street
City:
Shawnee
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66216
Date of Service:
May 11 ,2018
Time of Service:
02:00 pm
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Additional Service:
Funeral Mass
Location:
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
Address:
12800 W. 75th Street
City:
Shawnee
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66216
Date of Service:
May 11 ,2018
Time of Service:
3:00 pm
Additional Information:
No Additional Information Added
Google Map:

Condolences

Karen Jarmer May 08 ,2018

Friend ,Bay City ,Michigan

My sincerest sympathy to the family. May your faith help you get through these challenging times. Have many great memories of your family....you're dad was a great man. God Bless you all.

Shirley Maneth Forney May 08 ,2018

Relative ,Randolph ,Texas

Sincere sympathy to the family in your loss. May Ken rest in peace and God be with you at this difficult time. Shirley Maneth Forney

Velma Shaffer May 09 ,2018

Friend ,Springdale ,Arkansas

Dear Sonya and John and Family Shared with mom your sad news and will pray for your peace and comfort! Dale and Velma Shaffer

Solange Lewis May 11 ,2018

AFS Daughter ,Prague, Czech Republic

Dear Sandy, Sonya, and Sheila I wish I could be there at this time, but you may be certain that my thoughts and prayers are with you all. As his AFS daughter, I always had Dad in a special place in my heart and will continue to think of him as someone very special and dear to me. I just wish I had been able to spend more time with him. May God give you comfort and strength at this difficult time. All my love.

Jeanne Byers and family May 12 ,2018

Family ,Hoisington ,Kansas

We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one Kenny. He was a wonderful man. We will miss him deeply . Dave, Jeanne, Tristan and Trey Byers