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Obituary of Leona T. Shulda

Leona T. (Plevka) Shulda was born May 9, 1920 near Wayne, KS. to Fred Plevka and Albina (Sedlacek) Plevka and passed away on December 25, 2015 at Silvercrest Assisted Living in Overland Park, KS. at the age of 95.
On June 26, 1940 Leona was united in marriage to Harold Shulda and to this union was born two children, Loren and Thais. Harold and Leona farmed for 44 years near Munden, then moved to Belleville. Leona moved to Overland Park, KS, six years after Harold died to be close to her children.
Leona loved music. As a youngster, she and her sister Blanche sang at many events, she was a long time member of the St. George’s Catholic Church Choir, the Munden Czech Singers, and the Belleville Square Dance Club. Her hobbies included playing cards, sewing, styling hair, and baking Kolaches. She was the Republic County Kolache Queen twice and enjoyed baking them for others.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Blanche Homolka and brother, Edward Plevka.
She is survived by her son, Loren Shulda of Olathe, KS., her daughter, Thais and husband Richard Fahy of Overland Park, KS, four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Ten AM, Wednesday, December 30, 2015, St. Edward’s Catholic Church, Belleville, KS., conducted by, Fr. Brian Lager.
Rosary/Vigil service will be at 7:00 PM Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at Bachelor-Surber Memorial Chapel, Belleville, KS.
Interment will be in St Isidore’s Catholic Cemetery, Cuba, KS.
Memorials may be made to the Mid America Chapter of the MS Society, 7611 State Line, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO. 64114
Friends may call on Monday from 1 PM to 9 PM, Tuesday from 9 AM to 9 PM at Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS
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Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, Ks in charge of arrangements.

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