Monica Ann Dusin, 58, of Washington, Kan., died Friday, September 10, 2010 at Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville. A rosary service was held at 7:00 p.m., Monday, at St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Washington. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 14, at the church. Father David Metz officiated. Gina Miller was the organist. Holly Dusin and Marilyn Pachta were the vocalists. Music included “On Eagles Wings”, “Hail Mary, Gentle Woman”, “Ave Maria” and “City of God”. The pallbearers were Brad Owen, Wiley Kerr, Corey Riggs, Justin Cordry, Dusty Bonar, Ron Eslasser, Keith Mintzmyer and Bill Dickson. Burial was in the Washington City Cemetery. Monica was born July 31, 1952 at El Paso, Tex., daughter of John and Bernadette (Reedy) L'Ecuyer. In 1970 she graduated from North Central High School in Morrowville. On January 16, 1971 she married August "Red" Dusin, Jr., at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church north of Morrowville. Monica was a 911 Dispatcher for Washington County Law Enforcement. She was an active member of St. Augustine's Catholic Church and their Altar Society. One of her favorite hobbies was quilting, and helping several groups within the community on their quilting projects. Her father and one brother, Michael L'Ecuyer, preceded her in death. Survivors include her husband, August "Red" Dusin, Jr.; mother, Bernadette L'Ecuyer, Washington; four sons, Tim Dusin and wife Melissa, Bucklin, KS, Darian Dusin and wife Amie, Overland Park, KS, Damon Dusin and wife Holly, Lincoln, NE, Jarrod Dusin and wife Katherine Ngo, Overland Park, KS; four brothers, Reginald L'Ecuyer, Colwich, KS, Francis "Shorty" L'Ecuyer and wife Christine, Haddam, KS, Daniel L'Ecuyer and wife Deanna, Morrowville, Mark L'Ecuyer and wife Renee, Columbia, SC; six sisters, Margaret L'Ecuyer, Beatrice, NE, Julianna Bell and husband James, Concordia, KS, Christina L'Ecuyer, Washington, KS, Paula L'Ecuyer, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Susan L'Ecuyer, Washington, DC, Victoria L'Ecuyer, Manhattan, Ks; four grandchildren, Emily, Jackson, Morgan and Lauren. Memorials will go towards Washington County EMS and may be sent in care of Ward Funeral Home.
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