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Joyce Marie Brennan

April 27, 1929 — March 25, 2024

Joyce Marie Brennan passed away on Monday, March 25, 2024, in Rossville.

 She was born April 27, 1929, in Kansas City, Missouri to Joseph and Esther (Lambert) Navarre.  Joyce graduated from Rossville High School in 1947. She then attended St. Mary College in Leavenworth, KS where she received her bachelor’s degree.

She taught one year of music education after graduation in Meade, Kansas.  On January 16, 1954, she was united in marriage to Roderick W. Brennan in St. Marys, Kansas.  They later divorced.

Joyce worked for many years for Westar Energy before retiring. She was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. She was also a long-time member of the Jimmie Lillard American Legion Post 31 Auxiliary in Rossville.

Joyce was preceded in death by her brother, Keith Navarre, son-in-law Michael Kerwin, and grandson Joseph Brennan.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Frank (Pam) Brennan, Lisa Kerwin, Colleen (Mike) Esser and Paul (Mary) Brennan as well as her grandchildren, Erin Kraus, Shaun Kerwin, Ryan Kerwin, Sheila Cox and Megan Hamilton and 11 great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral mass will be offered at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, April 2 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Rossville.  The Rosary will be recited before the mass starting at 1:30 pm. Burial will follow in Rossville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Stanislaus Catholic Church or Prairie Wind Hospice and sent in care to the funeral home.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Rosary

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

1:30 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

St. Stanislaus Catholic Church

703 Main St, Rossville, KS 66533

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Mass

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

St. Stanislaus Catholic Church

703 Main St, Rossville, KS 66533

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Burial

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

3:30 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

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