Margie Ann (Walters) McGivern

Margie Ann (Walters) McGivern, 84, Topeka, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. She was born June 24, 1936,, in Hays to Albert and Wilamina (Graf) Walters. She was a 1954 graduate of Girls Catholic High School.

She married John “Jack” F. McGivern, II on June 23, 1956, in Hays. She was a homemaker.

She was an avid reader, enjoyed crossword puzzles and bowling with the Women’s Catholic Bowling League.

She was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church.Survivors include her husband; her children, John (Sheila) McGivern, Mark McGivern, Lisa (Scott) Belden, Tim McGivern, Lynn (Karry) McGivern, Amy McGivern, Greg (Audrey) McGivern, BJ (Julie) McGivern and Ryan (Katrina) McGivern; two sisters, Darlene Walters and Becky Morris; 26 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Toni Schuckman and Theresa Gallagher; a brother, Tom Walters; and a granddaughter, Mia Miyamoto.

Services were Aug. 18, at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Topeka; private family interment will follow.Memorials are suggested to The Mia Miyamoto Scholarship Fund at Hayden High School, 401 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka, KS 66606. Penwell-Gabel Cremations, Funerals and Receptions Mid-Town Chapel, Topeka, KS 66604 is in charge of arrangements.Condolences can be sent to the family at

Posted online on August 17, 2020