Madeline Appelhans

Obituary of Madeline Appelhans

Madeline (Baboo) Appelhans, age 99, of Waverly, Kansas, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017.

She was born February 11, 1918, at Emerald, Kansas, the daughter of John and Nora (Mulcahey)


Madeline married Joe B. Appelhans on August 19, 1941, at Emerald, Kansas. This union was blessed with four boys and one girl.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Joe B. Appelhans; infant son, Joe Jr.; one brother, John Rooney.

Madeline is survived by three sons, Bernard Appelhans and wife Marilyn; Leo Appelhans and wife Kendra; Mike Appelhans and wife Gloria; one daughter, Mary (Cookie) Rausch and husband Kenny. She was blessed with 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Emerald, Kansas; burial following in the St. Patrick's Cemetery. A rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m., on Wednesday evening with visitation following at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Cemetery Fund or Sunset Manor.

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