Christina Cecilia Schlagel 1918 - 2013 Bonner Springs, KS

Christina Cecilia Schlagel, 95, Bonner Springs, KS, passed away peacefully on Wednesday Oct. 23, 2013 at her home. Visitation was 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday Oct. 27 at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs with a Rosary Service beginning at 4:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass was 10:00 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28 at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Basehor, KS. Burial followed at Saint John Cemetery, 89th and Pflumm, Lenexa, KS.
Christina was born March 17, 1918, near Germantown, MO, in the home of her parents, Albert Anthony and Teresa Katherine (Witzel) Koch.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Clarence E. Schlagel, parents, sisters, Agnes Moll, Margaret Koch, Clara Koch, and Marilyn Boehm, brother, Matthew Koch, son, James Schlagel and two great grandchildren, Kylie Ann Steiner and Ryan Edward Kopp. She is survived by seven children and their spouses, Edward and Jacqueline Schlagel, Lenexa, KS, Diane and John McCauslin, Marceline, MO, Stephen and Patricia Schlagel, Alma, KS, Doris and Charles McCauslin, Overland Park, KS, Susan and Paul Porth, Rick and Becky Schlagel, and Matthew and Mary Schlagel, all of Bonner Springs, KS, 26 grandchildren, and 35 great grandchildren. One Sister Teresa Brownsberger and One Brother Gereon Koch.
Mom, we’ll miss your big blue eyes, loving smile, and witty comments that made us all laugh.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Sunflower Hospice, 15417 Pinehurst Dr. Basehor, KS, 66007; Holy Angels Catholic Church, 15408 Leavenworth Road, Basehor, KS 66007, or Chick Ability, 12141 Pebble Beach Dr., Kansas City, KS 66109.
Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St. Bonner Springs, KS. 66012 (913)422-4074
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