Catherine Pearce Obituary

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Catherine Pearce

December 23, 1924 - January 30, 2012
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Catherine "Nadine" (Hentzen) Pearce, 87, of Leawood, KS passed away January 30, 2012. Nadine was born in Greenbush, KS on December 23, 1924. She was the fourth of 14 children born to Ora (LaForge) & Raymond Hentzen. She was married 54 years to Horace L Pearce. She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church & a co-founder of Christian Foundation for Children & Aging. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace; her sisters Rita Watson, Lorene McDonough Spoor, Genevieve Hentzen, Marilyn O'Connell, and brothers Gene, Bernard (Bud), Joseph Merle, James Hubert & two infant brothers Dickey & Jerry. She...
Catherine "Nadine" (Hentzen) Pearce, 87, of Leawood, KS passed away January 30, 2012.

Nadine was born in Greenbush, KS on December 23, 1924. She was the fourth of 14 children born to Ora (LaForge) & Raymond Hentzen. She was married 54 years to Horace L Pearce.

She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church & a co-founder of Christian Foundation for Children & Aging.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace; her sisters Rita Watson, Lorene McDonough Spoor, Genevieve Hentzen, Marilyn O'Connell, and brothers Gene, Bernard (Bud), Joseph Merle, James Hubert & two infant brothers Dickey & Jerry. She is survived by her daughters, Donna O'Malley (Ed), Catherine Quiroga, Elaine "Laney" Haake (David), Barbara Kellerman (Paul), and sons Jimmy (Rita), Bill (Diane), Paul (Kris), Ken (fiancé - Mele) & sisters, Doris Edmonds (Dick) & Barbara Hentzen, & brother, Robert Keith Hentzen (Cristina). She leaves 44 grandchildren & great-grandchildren who brought great joy into her life.

A Funeral Mass celebrating her life will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 3, St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 11822 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO. Burial immediately following at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Friends and family may visit from 4 -7 p.m. Thursday, February 2, at the church. Rosary at 4 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Foundation for Children & Aging (CFCA) One Elmwood Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103.

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