ELKHART - Joseph “Joe” Winfred Whisennand, age 71, died Dec. 12, 2019, at his residence in Elkhart, KS. The son of Ernest W. and Alice I. (Schnaufer) Whisennand, he was born March 7, 1948 in Elkhart. Joe and Ella Louise Keever were married August 14, 1970, Elkhart. He is survived by daughters, DeeDee Abbott of Leander, TX., Cathy Moore of Houston, TX.; son, Todd Whisennand of Elkhart, KS.; brothers, Jon Whisennand of Elkhart, KS., Jack Whisennand of Topeka, KS.; 8 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson. Joe was preceded in death by His wife Ella, both of his parents, his sisters, Phyllis Whisennand and Maxine Robedeaux, brother, Jim Whisennand.

A memorial has been established for Knights of Columbus, Elkhart. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 606, Elkhart, KS, 67950.Visitation will be held Dec. 14, 2019, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Dec. 15, 2019, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Robson Funeral Home, 120 Grant St., Elkhart, KS. Rosary service will be held Dec. 15, 2019, 6:30 p.m., St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Elkhart. Funeral Mass will be Dec. 16, 2019, 10 a.m., St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Elkhart. Burial to follow at Elkhart Cemetery. Robson Funeral Home, Elkhart is in charge of arrangements.