He was the son of the late Charles W. and Mary A. (Doherty) Regan.
He was ordained to the priesthood March 29, 1958, by Bishop Mark K. Carroll. Some of his pastoral assignments included St. John’s in Iola and Holy Savior Parish in Wichita. Monsignor Regan served as pastor of St. Vincent de Paul in Andover and Church of the Magdalen and Christ the King parishes in Wichita.
In July 1964, Monsignor Regan was appointed as the diocesan superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Wichita and served in that capacity for 15 years.
Survivors include a brother, Daniel W. of Wichita; a sister, Sister Kathleen Regan, CSJ, of St. Louis; a sister-in-law, June Regan of Denver; numerous loving nieces, nephews and cousins; and many brothers and sisters in Christ.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Patrick J.; and sisters Mary Jean DeWitt and Anna Marie Llewellyn.
A Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday and a vigil service will be recited at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Church of the Magdalen, 12626 E. 21st St. N., Wichita, 67206.
Memorials are suggested to Regan Education Endowment Fund and the Priests Retirement Fund, both c/o Catholic Diocese of Wichita, 424 N. Broadway, Wichita, 67202.
Downing and Lahey Mortuary East, Wichita, is in charge of arrangements.