Jocelyn Leigh VanDonge

Jocelyn Leigh VanDonge, infant daughter of Kelly and Jenna Kufahl VanDonge, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in the arms of her parents a short time following her birth.

During her brief visit on earth, she was cuddled by her siblings and held close by her parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles. She was loved by all who met her and will be greatly missed. Jocelyn gave us a lifetime of love during her short time on earth.

Jocelyn is survived by her parents, of Soldier; her siblings, Katelyn VanDonge, Onaga, Korvin, Kynlee and Jaelyn VanDonge, all of the home; her maternal grandparents, Lonnie and Katie Kufahl, Wheaton; paternal grandparents, Phill and Cathy Zimmers, Topeka, and Danny and Shirley VanDonge, Havensville; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Blaine, Kansas. Father Pat Sullivan will be the celebrant. Burial will follow in Soldier Cemetery in Soldier, Kansas. There will not be a family visitation.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Jocelyn Leigh VanDonge Memorial Fund, and those may be sent in care of Kufahl Funeral Home, 307 Center Street, Wheaton, KS 66521. Online condolences may be made at

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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