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Ethel Mae Fagre 1916 - 2006 Lawrence

Services for Ethel Mae Fagre, 90, Lawrence, will be private. Inurnment will be at a later date in Great Bend.Mrs. Fagre died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, at her home.She was born Feb. 28, 1916, in Blooming Prairie, Minn., the daughter of Thomas L. and Ella Mae Schuck Halstenson. She graduated from high school in Minnesota. She received a bachelor's degree in education from Fort Hays State University and a master's degree from Emporia State University.Mrs. Fagre taught elementary school in Minnesota for many years and in Great Bend for 25 years.She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lawrence and the Kansas National Education Association.She married Edwin Harold Fagre on Jan. 19, 1943, in Salt Lake City. He died in 1997.Survivors include two sons, Roger Fagre, Overbrook, and Donald Fagre, Steamboat Springs, Colo.; two daughters, Carol Hampton, Lawrence, and Catherine Meeker, Olathe; a sister, Lorraine Hazen, Sacramento; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Heart of America Hospice, 1311 Wakarusa Drive, Lawrence 66049.Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>