Agrégée candidate Virginia Flax dies at age 60

web-2012-VirginiaFlax-MUGVirginia Flax of WaKeeney, Kan., died Sunday, July 14, at her home. She was 60 and had been a candidate for agrégée membership in the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia for nearly two years.

She was born Dec. 9, 1952, in Ransom to Rudolph Sr. and Regina (Augustine) Flax. She was a 1970 graduate of Ransom High School. She was a certified nursing assistant and emergency medical technician through Home Health.

Survivors include two brothers, Adolph Flax, WaKeeney, and Robert Flax, Salina; and a sister, Dorothy Jacobs, Hays.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., Thursday, July 18, at Christ The King Catholic Church in WaKeeney with Father Charles Steier as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Aloysius Cemetery in Ransom.

Visitation will be Wednesday, July 17,  from 5 to 7 p.m., with a parish vigil service immediately following, all at Schmitt Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia, the St. Aloysius Cemetery Fund, or the Christ the King Building Fund, and may be sent in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, 336 North 12th Street, WaKeeney KS 67672.

Donations in Virginia’s memory to the Sisters of St. Joseph may also be made online through a secure PayPal server, by clicking on the button below.


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