Coelesta A. Mika
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Coelesta A. Mika , Age: 89
June 26, 1927 -- May 09, 2017

Coelesta A. Mika, 89, Kansas City, KS passed away peacefully May 9, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. Monday May 15 at Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th, Kansas City, KS followed by the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. The ensuing Burial Ceremony will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to National Coalition for Homeless Veterans: Coelesta was born June 26, 1927 in Leavenworth, KS, graduated from Immaculata High School in 1948 and had lived in the Kansas City area since 1949. She was a member of the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and its Altar Society. Coelesta was most passionate about raising her 7 kids and instilling a strong Christian foundation, but also contributed her time to the Cub Scouts as a Den Mother, teaching CCD and services to the Food Kitchen. She worked for 4 years at Bethany Hospital and at the Chancery as a secretary to Archbishop Strecker for 8 years. She continued her service for 18 years to the Archdiocese by helping to create the Kansas City Volunteers with John Stitz. Coelesta was well known for her strong catholic faith, positive outlook on life, motherly advice, pride in her family, commitment to the Kansas City Royals, support of our military, her generosity to anyone in need, breakfast at Wolfe-Es and fun trips to the casino. Coelesta was preceded in death by her parents John & Helen Bollin, and her sons Daniel Mika & Alan Mika. She is survived by her brothers & sisters; Jerry Bollin (wife Rosie), John Bollin (wife Anne), Mary Stoetzer (husband Jerry) & Nan Stein (husband Harry), her husband of 68 years, Melvin Mika, her children and their spouses, Donald Mika (wife Judy), Julie (Mika) Hixson (husband Tim), Joseph Mika, Tony Mika, Andy Mika (wife Julie), 12 grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren; Tim Mika (wife Heather, kids Tyler & Jacob), Todd Mika, Kristin Bates (husband Ryan, kids Cooper, Molly and new Baby Girl), Ali Meshkin (husband Kaine, kids Olivia, Mackenzie & Julianne), Matt Eckhardt, Amanda Mika, Melissa Mika, Sam Mika Levine (husband Aaron), Caleb Mika (wife Chloe), Preston Mika (wife Jane), Kyle Mika & Hannah Mika.


Rich DeGeorge May 13, 2017

Frind of Mel Mika Kansas City , Missouri

Mel, I'm sorry to hear of Coelesta's passing. My prayers are with you and your entire family.

Larry and Janet Martindale May 13, 2017

second cousin Overland Park , Kansas

Sending prayers to Melvin and the entire Mika family. With sympathy, Larry and Janet

William & Rochelle Brunsdon May 13, 2017

Family Friends Richland , Washington

Dear Joe, Andy, Julie, and all Mika's, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sending you our love and deepest condolences, Bill and Rochelle Brunsdon