Mary Etta Kreider 1927 - 2008 Lawrence
Memorial visitation services for Mary Etta Kreider, 81, Lawrence, will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Inurnment will be at a later date in Fort Leavenworth Cemetery.Mrs. Kreider died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008, at her home.She was born May 16, 1927, in Horton, the daughter of Kelly John and Norene Rupe Haggard. She graduated from Horton High School. She was a resident of Lawrence for 40 years.Mrs. Kreider worked for Hallmark Cards in quality control. She was a member of the Douglas County Head Injury Association, Trinity In-Home Care, Douglas County Senior Center and American Legion Auxiliary.She married Thomas W. Kreider on May 11, 1946, in Olathe. He died in 1980.Survivors include three daughters, Beverly and Diane Kreider, both of Lawrence, and Rosemary O'Tey, Olathe; a brother, Darrell Haggard and wife Ardath, St. Joseph, Mo.; and a grandson, Thomas O'Tey.The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care or the ALS Keith Worthington Chapter, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain .com, subject: Kreider.