Kathryn F. Swiercinsky

November 24, 1930 ~ July 25, 2019 (age 88)


Obituary of Kathryn F. Swiercinsky:

     Kathryn Frances Swiercinsky, daughter of Henry N. Kempkes and Anna K. (Kotmel) Kempkes was born November 24, 1930 at Crete, Nebraska and passed away on July 25, 2019 at the Abercorn Rehabilitation Center, Savannah, Georgia at the age of 88 years, 8 months and 1 day.

     Kathryn was united in marriage to Leonard A. Swiercinsky on September 20, 1949 and to this union five children were born: Lynette, Mona, Ron, Randy and Dan.

     Kathryn was a long time employee of the Kansas Department of Social Services.

     Kathryn was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church, Belleville, KS, Altar Society, Ladies of the Moose.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Anna Kempkes, husband, Leonard A. Swiercinsky, daughter, Mona Anderson, 3 brothers, Franklin Kempkes, Carlton Kempkes, Hank Kempkes, 2 sisters, Evelyn Vavra, Darlene Jowers, granddaughter, Brandi Havel, great grandson, Kyzer Roop.

     She is survived by one daughter, Lynette Uhrich of Savannah, GA, three sons, Ron (Stevie) Swiercinsky of Belleville, KS, Randy Swiercinsky of Belleville, KS, Dan (Stacey) Swiercinsky of Henderson, NV, 13 Grandchildren, 14 Great Grandchildren, nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

     Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 AM, Friday, August 2, 2019, St. Edward Catholic Church, Belleville, KS, conducted by, Fr. Henry Baxa.

     Interment will be in Belleville Cemetery, Belleville, KS.

     Vigil/Rosary service will be held at 7:00 PM Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Bachelor-Surber Memorial Chapel, Belleville, KS.

     Memorials may be given to Kindred Hospice, Savannah, GA.

     Friends may call on Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 1 PM to 8 PM at Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS.

     Online condolences and information at

     Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS in charge of arrangements.

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August 1, 2019

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bachelor-Surber Memorial Chapel, Belleville, KS
1322 19th Street
Belleville, KS 66935

Vigil Service
August 1, 2019

7:00 PM
Bachelor-Surber Memorial Chapel, Belleville, KS
1322 19th Street
Belleville, KS 66935

Mass of Christian Burial
August 2, 2019

10:30 AM
St. Edward Catholic Church
1827 Q Street
Belleville, KS 66935

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