Catherine M. Hein, Age 100, of Marion.
Catherine's life began on February 21, 1919, in Marion County. She is the daughter of Walter and Minnie (Remmers) Ruby. Catherine was united in marriage to William J. Hein on August 5, 1939, in the rectory of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Florence. She worked at St. Luke's Hospital for 27 years as a nurse's aid. Catherine was an avid crocheter, making hundreds of afghans and new born baby beanies. She loved to read, play games and word searches. Catherine was a parishioner of Holy Family Catholic Church- St. Mark's parish and a member of the Altar Society. She is survived by her children Richard (Phyllis) Hein of Marion, Phyllis (Claude) Landis of Marion Walter (Judy)Hein of Marion, Laura Wayman of Hutchison, Catherine (Bernie) Camien of Emporia, and Linda (Darryl) Brewer of Marion; 13 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and sister Margaret Hein of Hillsboro. Catherine passed away on June 17, 2019 at St. Luke's Living Center. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband William, children Vernon and Charles Hein, brothers Arthur, Ralph, Joseph, and Frederick and sisters Annabelle Gaffney and Lucille Weyer, and grandson Vernon Hein, Jr. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the Yazel-Megli- Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Catholic Church, Marion led by Father Brian Bebak. Rosary prayers will be offered at 10:30 a.m. at the church. Catherine will be laid to rest in Marion Cemetery following the Mass.