Margaret Ida “Marge” Gennette, 87, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at her home in Garden City.
She was born Sept. 5, 1931, in Olpe to John and Irma (Striegel) Haag.
She graduated from St. Joseph High School in Olpe.
She married Richard L. Gennette on Jan. 5, 1952, in Olpe. He preceded her in death on April 4, 1985.
She moved to Garden City in 1975 from Scott City. She previously lived in Garden City from 1969 to 1970.
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City, Daughters of Isabella and the Newman Study Club.
Survivors include two sons, Stephen Gennette of Kingsland, Texas, and Lawrence and wife Laniete Gennette of Garden City; a grandson, Daniel Gennette of Garden City; a great-granddaughter, Paige Gennette of Salina; two brothers, Bro. Michael Haag OFM of St. Michaels, Ariz., and Richard Haag of Emporia; six sisters, Phyllis Wilson, Marilyn Allen and Wilma Flattery, all of Wichita, Elizabeth Geraghty of Emporia, Anita Burenheide of Olpe, and Carol Hurley of Dallas; a sister-in-law, Pam Haag of Broken Arrow, Okla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and one sister.
A rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.
Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City.
The family suggests memorials be given to St. Mary Catholic Church, the Emmaus House, or to the Franciscans, all in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846. Condolences may be given at garnandfuneralhomes.com.