Margaret Ann Holcomb 1932 ~ 2019

          Margaret Ann Holcomb, age 86, of Anthony, Kansas, passed away on July 7, 2019.  She was born on July 21, 1932 in Hazelton, Kansas to James and Gladys (Sullivan) Vondracek (older brothers, Bob, Bill and Paul).  She graduated from Hazelton High School in 1950 and spent most of her life in the Hazelton, Attica and Anthony areas. 

          Margaret was a homemaker and worked at the Little Store in Kiowa for several years.  She became a nurse’s aide and worked many years at the Attica Nursing Home, where she later retired.  Margaret loved to have fun.  Many pitch parties were held with the Pattersons, Cantrells and several other couples in the area.  Margaret and her sister-in-law Shirley took many trips and cruises together…..oh the stories that came from those adventures!  She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of the St. Joan of Arc Parish Community.

          Margaret was united in marriage to William (Bill) Holcomb on October 26th, 1957 in Kiowa, Kansas.  He preceded her in death on November 14, 2005. 

          Survivors include their children:  Tammy (Craig Dunning), Lawrence; Tom (Cris), Kiowa; Cindy (Tony Donnelly), Loveland, CO; and Bob (Carla), Harper; six grandchildren (Chris (Jamie), Traci, Courtney, Brandon, Clay and Katie), six step-grandchildren (Bailey, Kelsey, Joel, Timothy (Melissa), Ashlee and Baylee) and two great grandchildren (Kaylee and Noah); one brother (Paul); and many, many friends in the community. 

          Recitation of Rosary will be held 10:00 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Anthony, of the St. Joan of Arc Parish. 

          Cremation will take place following the service and inurnment will be held at a later date at Attica Cemetery. 

          Viewing and visitation will be held 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Prairie Rose Funeral Home in Anthony. 

          In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of the St. Joan of Arc Parish and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

          Prairie Rose Funeral Homes, 602 E. Main St., Anthony, KS 67003, is in charge of arrangements.

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