Doris Louise Weishaar, 97, formerly of Nortonville, KS died on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at the Atchison Medicalodge.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 9:30 am on Saturday, Oct 13th, 2018 at St. Joseph Church, Nortonville with burial to follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Nortonville. A parish rosary will be recited at 6:30 pm on Friday, Oct 12th, 2018 at the O’Trimble Chapel, Nortonville with visitation to follow until 8:00 pm. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Francis Hospital, Topeka, St. Joseph Church, Nortonville, or the Mt. St. Scholastica Convent, Atchison and they may be sent in care of the O’Trimble Chapel, Nortonville who is handling the arrangements. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com where you may also view the complete obituary.
Doris was born on August 28, 1921 in Nortonville, KS the daughter of Henry B. and Esther (Mair) Schneider. She attended St. Joseph’s Grade School and graduated from Nortonville High School, 1939. Doris was awarded “All Around Girl” for the Class of 1939, was All County Basketball Forward, 3 years, and Honorable Mention 1 year. She worked as a medical assistant for Dr. Madison in Nortonville for 14 years from 1960-1974. She worked for many other doctors, dentists in Atchison and Topeka . Doris was active member of the St. Joseph Church, Nortonville serving as President, and Vice president of the Altar Society, promoter of the Miraculous Medal , Member of Our Lady of the Snows, Member of St. Joe Indian School Development Council, St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary Member, Daughters of Isabella, Joan of Arc of Circle, Atchison Hospital Auxiliary member, member of Special Olympics, Red Cross member, National Arbor Foundation, Volunteer @ Dooley Center, Received the Heart to Hear Recognition 1996, member of Missionary Association of Mary Immaculate, volunteer at St. Francis Hospital 21 years, Shining Star Award, Benevolence Award from City of Topeka, 2001 and was a active member of various community and charitable organizations, volunteering and supporting them. She was awarded the Topeka City of Character Benevolence Award in June, 2004.
Doris was married to Paul N. Weishaar for over 64 years prior to him preceding her in death in 2005. Survivors include two sons, Tom Weishaar, Atchison, KS, and Michael (Jean) Weishaar, Topeka, KS a daughter Susan (Bob) Bednar, Atchison, KS, 6 grandchildren, 1 step grandchild, 17 great grandchildren. Her parents, husband, a daughter, Patty Conway, and a grandson, Christopher Conway and three sisters, Esther Brown, Marian Creten, and Rebecca Hopkins preceded her in death.