Hali W R Bouska

Hali W R Bouska

April 08, 1965 - August 30, 2021

Topeka – Hali W. R. Bouska, 56, of Topeka, passed away Monday, August 30, 2021. 

 She was born April 8, 1965, in Kansas City, Mo, the daughter of Harold and E Deane (Hilbus) Passonno. 

She attended Blue Ridge Christian Academy and Ruskin High School. 

Hali worked as a personal care attendant at Menorah Hospital in Kansas City, and later as a call center employee at Convergys in Heathrow Florida.  

Hali was a member of the First Congregational Church of Topeka. 

She married Michael Bouska on December 31, 1993 in Ottawa, Kansas. He survives. 

Survivors include her daughter, Amanda (Tracy) Rudman of Plainville, KS; her step-daughters, Lisa (Duncan Scott) and Amy Bouska of Topeka; She is survived by her brothers and sisters Stephen Passonno and wife Bonnie of Holt, MO, Julie Scherrer of Lee’s Summit, MO, Jane Monterosso and husband Brent of Rochester Hills, MI, Kathryn Jones and husband Robert of Lee’s Summit, MO, Leslie Faris of Rochester, MI,  Allen Matthews and wife Theresa of Leawood, KS, and Sharon Angotti of Lee’s Summit, MO; and numerous loving grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brothers, Michael Matthews and Harold (Skip) Passonno. 

Hali enjoyed movies, spending time with her grandchildren, and crocheting. She was a Kansas City Chiefs fan and a Star Trek enthusiast. She never met a stray animal she didn’t try to befriend. 

 She had a lifelong interest in Rocky Horror Picture Show and was always keen for a midnight showing when her health allowed it. She was cremated in her favorite Chiefs shirt. Inurnment will take place at a later date. 

Angels Above Cremation Services 3936 NW 16th St, Bldg B, Topeka, Kansas 66618-2880 is assisting the family. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Topeka Rescue Mission, Inc., P.O. Box 8350, Topeka, KS 66608 or to the First Congregational Church, 1701 SW Collins St., Topeka, KS 66604 or to Midland Care 


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  • I just want to say you are sorely missed. If it wasn't for my Dad meeting your husband Mike at work, I would have never gained a best friend like Amanda and a second mom as witty and fun-loving as you. Thanks for always being kind and real. Love and Miss you. <3 Rest in Peace pretty lady!

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