Catherine Teresa (Barr) Gleissner, 84, of Mission, KS, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2013.

Cathy was born on April 21, 1928 in Mt. Leonard, MO.  She was married to the love of her life, Ben Gleissner, for 55 years.

She was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church since 1958 and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Circle.  She often talked about the joy of teaching 4th grade at St. Peter’s Elementary School and  her life was always dedicated to her family and her Church

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Viola Barr and her daughter, Carol Gleissner.

Survivors include her husband, Ben;  children, Jim,  Jane (Jim) Ferguson, Diane (Bob) Kralicek and Mary (Cormac) McCaul; 11 grandchildren, Amanda and Bobby Gleissner,  JB (Amber) and Jeff Ferguson, Scott, Nicole and Alex Galey, Danny and Katie Kralicek and Kelsey and Michael McCaul and brothers, Joe (Margaret) and Tom Barr.

Visitation will be at 9am, Monday Feb. 11, followed by Rosary at 9:45 and Mass at 10am at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 5500 Woodson, Mission, KS 66202. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery- Prince of Peace Mausoleum, 83rd & Quivira,  Lenexa, KS.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Pius X Catholic Church.  arr:  Signature Funerals  8019 State Line Rd  KCMO  64114

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