Mary Ruth Kaiser 1920 - 2006
Services for Mary Ruth Kaiser, 86, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church of Paola. Burial will follow in Paola Cemetery.Mrs. Kaiser died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006.She was born Aug. 20, 1920, in Cedar Grove, N.C., the daughter of John Clair and Ellie Pratt McAdams McDade. She was a longtime Paola resident and moved to Lawrence in June 2004.Mrs. Kaiser worked at the family business, Kaiser Furniture Co. in Paola, and the Paola Free Library. She served as president and ambassador of the Paola Chamber of Commerce, was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Paola and Miami County Medical Center Auxiliary, and she volunteered for Meals on Wheels.She married Richard C. Kaiser on Jan. 14, 1945, in Paola. He died May 22, 2006.Survivors include two daughters, Ann Evans, Lawrence, and Susan Young, Mechanicsville, Md.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of Wilson and Son Funeral Home, 305 N. Pearl St., Paola, 66071.