Philomena Margaret Alflen-Dougan, 86, of Sweet Springs, formerly of Kansas City, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs. Father Kevin Gormley will officiate. Her grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Sweet Springs. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice.
Born April 6, 1917, at St. Mary's, Kan., she was the daughter of the late Michael Leo Seitz and Mary Anna Stotleman Seitz. On June 23, 1935, she married Jacob James Alflen, who preceded her in death June 10, 1950. On May 21, 1966, she married Myron Otis Dougas, who preceded her in death. She had lived in Sweet Springs since 1990, moving from Fortuna. She was a Catholic and had worked at restaurants, nursing homes and various other places as a cook.
Survivors include four daughters, Mary Catherin Moore of Sweet Springs, Clara Frances Morgan of Norwood, Pat Pryor of Sweet Springs and Vi Arnold of Boonville; one son, Michael Matheis Alflen of Holton, Kan.; 20 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; 22 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by one brother, two sisters, one granddaughter and two sons-in-law.