Mary Louise Noll, 94 of Effingham, KS died Wednesday, Aug. 15th, 2018 after a brief illness at her home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 at St. Ann’s Church with Fr. Benjamin Tremmel, OSB as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Ann’s Cemetery. A parish rosary will be recited at 6:30 pm on Friday, Aug. 17th, 2018 at St. Ann’s Church, Effingham with visitation to follow until 8:30 pm. The Becker Chapel, Effingham is handling the arrangements and friends may call from 9:00 am until 4:30 pm on Friday at the Becker Chapel, Effingham. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Ann’s Church or to the Atchison County Rescue and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mary L. Hanway was born on Dec. 2, 1923 near St. Joseph, MO, the daughter of Felix and Rose (Kirschner) Hanway. She graduated from the Covenant of the Sacred Heart High School, St. Joseph, MO in 1941. Mary was a farm wife and homemaker for most of her life. She was a member of the St. Ann’s Church, Effingham, KS, and served on the Altar Society. She was a member of the Happy Hour Club, Effingham, the Forty-Eight’rs Club, and was a former Girl Scout Leader. Mary enjoyed raising flowers, traveling, making ceramics and crocheting. She was superintendent for flowers for many years at the Atchison County Fair, Effingham.
Mary was married to Jim Noll on April 12, 1958 at Immaculate Conception, St. Joseph, MO. He survives of the home in Effingham. Additional survivors include a son, Eric Noll, Effingham, KS, two daughters, Rita Noll (Bruce Gant) Council Grove, KS, and Jenny Henderson, Alma, KS, three grandchildren John Henderson, Arlington, TX, Rosemary Henderson, Alma, KS, and Jim Gant, Council Grove, KS, a brother, Donald Hanway, St. Joseph, MO, a sister, Dorothy Halling, Denton, KS, and many nieces and nephews. Her parents, three brothers, Felix Hanway, Jr, Leonard Hanway, and Charles Hanway, and one sister, Catherine Hart preceded her in death.