Reverend Roger William Hough, 82, of Leawood passed away March 4,
2018. He was born Feb 29, 1936 in Abilene, the son of William and
Ruth (Morgan) Hough. He is a graduate of Abilene High School and he
attended Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Marquette University in
Milwaukee, and Immaculate Conception Seminary in Conception, MO.
Fr. Hough was ordained May 28, 1964 by Bishop Fredrick W. Freking at
St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Abilene. He served as Parochial Vicar
at parishes in Concordia, Hanover, Salina, and Clay Center. He was
the Associate Chaplin at St Robert Bellarmine Parish – St. Isadore
Catholic Student Center in Manhattan. He was pastor for parishes in
Delphos, Glasco, Meredith, Mankato, Jamestown, Stockton, Kanopolis,
Brookville, Holyrood, Clifton, Kimeo, Clyde, St. Joseph, Grainfield,
Seldon, Leoville, Osborne and Downs. Fr. Hough retired to Leawood,
Kansas in 2005. Fr. Hough was preceded in death by his parents and
two sisters, Ruth Reed and Frances Spencer.
Survivors include eight nieces and nephews, fifteen great nieces and
nephews, and twenty-two great great nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Fr. Hough will be 4:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday March 8 at
the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Solomon, KS with Vigil
Service at 6:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Friday
March 9 at the church with burial following in the Mt. Calvary
Cemetery in Solomon. Memorials contributions are to the Salina
Diocese Catholic Charities. Ryan Mortuary, Salina is handling
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