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Obituaries

Obituaries

Mary Ellen Gray 1926 - 2009 Osage City

Services for Mary Ellen Gray, 82, Osage City, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Ms. Gray died Thursday, April 23, 2009, at Peterson Nursing Home in Osage City. She was a former Lawrence resident.
She was born May 19, 1926, in Lawrence, the daughter of Fred E. and Ida F. Buchheim Gray. She was named after her two grandmothers, Ann Mary Buchheim and Margent Ellen Gray. She went to a one-room schoolhouse, eighth grade, at Washington Creek District No. 22, and graduated from Lawrence High School.
Ms. Gray was a homemaker. She enjoyed being with family and her dogs and cats. She crocheted, knitted and helped her mother with farm chores.
Survivors include her brother, Elmer and wife Cathy, Pomona; two nephews, Larry and wife Lisa, and Steven and wife Kristin; and two great-nieces, Taylor and Rebecca.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, John Gray; and her grandparents.
The family suggests memorials to Friends of Franklin County K-State Scholarship Fund or the Clinton Lake Historical Society, sent in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.