Kathleen Welch (Farrell) Egan

September 19, 1917 ~ November 30, 2019 (age 102)


Went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 30, 2019. Kate was born Kathleen Welch Farrell on September 19, 1917, in El Dorado, Arkansas, the daughter of Albert and Mathilde (Moise) Farrell. She was a graduate and Valedictorian of Concord High School in Concord, MI. Kathleen married John J. Egan who preceded her in death on February 14, 1998. She was a homemaker and worked at the Federal Center for 12 years. She was a member of St. Philip Roman Catholic Church, St. Philip Women’s Guild, Leila Auxiliary and various Bridge Clubs. Kate enjoyed sewing, quilting, reading, playing Bridge and being with her family. Surviving are her children, Mary (Mike) Price, Margaret (Tom )Morrison and John (Sallie) Egan; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister and 5 brothers. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 6 to 8:00 p.m. at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home with a Rosary at 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 5, 2019, at St. Philip Roman Catholic Church. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Smile Train, Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers Missionary or the Humane Society of South Central MI.

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December 4, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Richard A. Henry Funeral Home & Cremation Services
703 Capital Avenue SW
Battle Creek, MI 49015

Mass of Christian Burial
December 5, 2019

10:00 AM


Humane Society of South Central Michigan
2500 Watkins Road, Battle Creek, MI 49015,

Smile Train
633 Third Avenue 9th Floor, New York NY 10017

Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers
P.O. Box 302, Maryknoll NY 10545

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