Obituaries » Mary D. Regan
March 17, 1921 - April 18, 2016
Mary Deloris Regan, 95, of Fort Scott, Kan., was born March 17, 1921, in Rich Hill, Mo., and while at Mercy Hospital Fort Scott, she departed this world to be with her heavenly Father on Monday evening, April 18, 2016.
Mary was the daughter of Elmer and Wilma Victoria (Genisio) West. She graduated from Rich Hill, Missouri, high school. In 1947, she married Daniel E. Regan in Denver, Colo. He preceded her in death Dec. 13, 1950, after a brief illness. Following his death, she moved back to Rich Hill but relocated to Fort Scott when her three children began elementary school. Mary was employed at the Newman Young Clinic as an insurance clerk. She remained there until she retired in 1986.
With her faith as a guiding force, Mary was a member of Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church and volunteered at St. Mary’s School. She loved her children, her grandchildren, her great-grandchildren, and the St. Mary’s students. She also loved baseball, and a recent highlight of her life was to throw out the first pitch at the grand opening of the Dave Regan Baseball Stadium.
Mary is survived by her son James M. Regan, of Fort Scott; her daughter, Patty LaRoche, also of Fort Scott; twelve grandchildren, Danny Regan, Josh Regan and Nikki, Caleb Regan and Gwen, Andy Regan, Morgan Regan, Jennifer Slinkard, Robert Leisure and Lynieta, Nanette Hay, Nikki Green and Dave, Jeff LaRoche, Adam LaRoche and Jennifer, and Andy LaRoche; and sixteen great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband Daniel, she was also preceded in death by her parents, her son, David Regan, her infant son Danny Jay Regan, and her sister, Gladys Kemper.
Following cremation, Father Robert Wachter will celebrate the Funeral Mass 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening, April 21, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and the Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m. A private family interment will take place at the St. Mary’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary’s Catholic School and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, PO Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com.