May 17, 2024

Celine Therese Wimmer

Celine Therese Wimmer, age 87, passed away on Friday, February 6, 2015 at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, Kansas. Celine was born October 8 1927 on the Baker family homestead near Marienthal, Kansas, the daughter of Anton & Caecelia Baier Baker. A lifetime resident of Marienthal, Kansas she was a farm wife, homemaker and Mother. She was an avid baker and seamstress, making numerous denim quilts for her family. She also loved working in her flower and vegetable gardens. Family was all important to Celine and she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She always had a “baked goodie” on hand for anyone who came to visit.

Celine was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and St. Mary Altar Society in Marienthal, Kansas.

On August 10, 1948 she married Jerome John “Jack” Wimmer at Marienthal, Kansas. They then made their home on the Wimmer family homestead, two miles south of the Baker homestead near Marienthal. Jack passed away on August 19, 2009 at Garden City, Kansas.

Surviving family members include

Five Children-

Jackie & Ron Schreibvogel- Holcomb, Kansas

Nancy & David Berning- Marienthal, Kansas

Cary & Krista Wimmer- Garden City, Kansas

Celine (Cindy) & Kevin Govert- Tribune, Kansas

Gail & Bill Hunt- Marienthal, Kansas

Two brothers-

Joseph & Virginia Baker- Haddam, Kansas

Bernard & Theresa Baker- Colby, Kansas

Two sisters-

Imelda & Gerald Smith- Marienthal, Kansas

Inella & Clyde Scheffe- Marienthal, Kansas

Fifteen grandchildren and twenty-three great grandchildren

Two sons, including infants Donald Wimmer and David Wimmer, and nine siblings, including MaryAnn Winter, Louis Baker, Benadine Pahls, Marquerite Zellner, Florence Zellner, Elizabeth Geyer, Pauline Baker, Anthony Baker and Marie Baker precede her in death.

Vigil Services will be held at 7:00 pm Tuesday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, Kansas.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, February 11, 2014 at St. Mary Catholic Church with Father Bernard Felix officiating 

Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Marienthal, Kansas.

Friends may call from10:00 am until 8:00 pm Monday and 10:00 am until 5:00 pm Tuesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas.

Memorials may be given to St. Mary Altar Society or Leoti EMT’s in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, PO 161, Leoti, Kansas 67861.

Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at