Mary Ellen Gach of St. Joseph passed away Thursday, April 29, 2010, at the local hospital. Mary was born in Clarksdale, Mo., daughter of Elva and Daniel Reardon. She graduated from Platte College and worked in a tax office as an accountant. Mary married Thomas Gach on September 11, 1954, and he preceded her in death December 31, 2003. She enjoyed giving piano lessons, playing the organ at various churches, most recently at the Wathena St. Joseph's Catholic Church. She was a member of the St. James Altar Society, St. James Bible Study group, an Auxiliary member of the Legion of Mary and St. James Catholic Church . . .

Source: News-Press Now, 9 November 2010