November 8, 2022–
Kathleen A. Nemeth
November 29, 1942 – November 7, 2022
Kathleen A. Nemeth, 79, of Manhattan, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Monday, November 7, 2022. A graveside service with military honors was held on Friday, November 18, 2022 at Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery.
She was born on November 29, 1942, to Andrew Mattwaoshe and Stella A. (Whitefish) Mattwaoshe in Holton, KS.
Kathleen was a proud member of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation as a full blooded tribal member. She was also an avid bowler, who traveled cross country for tournaments for many years. She also was a member of the Friday night Junction City Bowling League.
On June 19, 1964 she married Gyorgy Nemeth, in Crosswicks, NJ, by Justice of the Peace. They renewed vows in Fridberg, Germany, for their 10 year anniversary. They were married for fifty-eight years. Kathleen also dedicated over forty-five years to her civil service career at the Staff Judge Advocate, on Fort Riley military installation in Fort Riley, KS.
Kathleen is survived by her loving Husband, Gyorgy of the home; her four daughters, Falene Nemeth of Manhattan, KS, Carroll (Clay) Sesnon of Menlo Park, CA, Gorgina Nemeth of Manhattan, KS, Renee Nemeth of Manhattan, KS; three grand-daughters, Christa Nemeth-Heard, Emma Sesnon, and Adeline Sesnon; and her two sisters, Clarice Broxterman of Topeka, KS, and Ramona “Monie” Micco of Lawrence, KS.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Warren L.”Jack” Mattwaoshe.
(Courtesy of Johnson Funeral Home)