Obituaries

Obituaries

Mamie M. Neis 1924 - 2008 Lawrence

Graveside inurnment for Mamie M. Neis, 84, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Memorial Park Cemetery.Mrs. Neis died Wednesday, July 9, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born March 12, 1924, in Burton County, Mo., the daughter of Earl and Martha Matthew Stanclift.Mrs. Neis was a waitress and cook at many restaurants and was head housekeeper for Best Western Motel before she retired. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints and Veterans of Foreign Wars Alford-Clarke Post 852, Lawrence.She married Hubert Neis on Feb. 13, 1940, in Lawrence. He died Dec. 18, 1970.Mrs. Neis was also preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Patterson, Terre Haute, Ind., and Dorothy Davis, Lawrence; three grandchildren, Victoria Niederhelman and Charles and Greg Trout; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Neis.