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1935 Donald 2020

Donald P. Hanrahan

January 10, 1935 — December 28, 2020

Donald P. Hanrahan, 85, of Topeka, passed away on December 28, 2020 at his home.

He was born in Delia, Kansas on January 10, 1935 the son of Thomas and Anna (Kelly) Hanrahan.  Donald came from a large Irish Catholic Family with a strong religious upbringing.

Donald worked for Southwestern Bell for 22 years and took early retirement.  He was a self-employed Real Estate Developer and Entrepreneur. 

He was a member of Mater Dei Holy Name Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council #534, and was on the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee.

He married Patsy J. Nordmeyer at the Assumption Church on September 14, 1968.  She survives.  He is also survived by two daughters Bryna Hanrahan and husband Miguel Catano of Olathe, Shawna Meyer and husband Ted Meyer of Topeka, four grandchildren, Liam Catano, Shay Meyer, Cate Catano and Aidan Catano, and three siblings, Bobby Hanrahan, Shirley Stewart and John Hanrahan.  He was preceded in death by his siblings, Dolly Halloran, Pauline Aldridge, Grace Gillgannon, Helen Mesker, Leo Hanrahan, Eugene Hanrahan, Margaret Ayers, Tom Hanrahan, Bernard Hanrahan, and William Hanrahan.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home where a Parish Rosary will be prayed at 3:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 4, 2021 at Mater Dei Holy Name Church.  Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Mater Dei Holy Name Parish sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66603.

Online condolences and fond memories may be left at www.brennanmathenafh.com.

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Sunday, January 3, 2021

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