Rose Marie (Lang) Augustine, 84, Ellis, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at her home.

She was born Aug. 16, 1930, south of Ellis to Ignatz and Rosa (Weber) Lang, Jr.

She married William Pat Augustine on Aug. 16, 1949, in Ellis. He preceded her in death. She worked for Hallmark as an inspector when she lived in Lawrenc, the post office while she lived in Watkins, Colo., and most of her life as a homemaker.

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Ellis and St. Mary's Altar Society.

Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl (Augustine) Noles and husband, Richard, Aurora, Colo., and Roberta Augustine, Ellis; four sons, Kenneth Augustine, Ellis, Raymond Augustine and wife, Shirleen, Hutchinson, Michael Augustine, Hays and David Augustine and wife, Kristie, Odessa, Texas; a sister, Stella (Lang) Augustine, Ellis; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers; two sisters; and an infant daughter.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Ellis; burial in the Catholic Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday from 3 at Keithley Funeral Chapel, 400 E. 17th Ellis KS, 67637 and from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the church.

A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to St. Mary's School or St. Mary's Church, in care of the funeral home.

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