Dimitry N. Shreders 1948 - 2011 Lawrence
A memorial service for Dimitry N. Shreders, 62, Lawrence, will be at noon Sunday at Lawrence Chapel Oaks. A reception will follow at 1 p.m. Cremation is planned.
He died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at his home.
He was born Oct. 7, 1948, in Heidelberg, Germany, the son of Nicolas Alexander and Ludmilla Plahotnik Shreders. He graduated from high school in Sheridan, Wyo.
Mr. Shreders attended Wentworth Military Academy from 1967 to 1968. He received his undergraduate degree in comparative literature from Kansas University and had been working on a master’s degree in social welfare.
He worked as a therapist with the Salvation Army in Kansas City, Mo., specializing in clients with AIDS or addictions.
Survivors include former spouse Gail Davis and two sons with her, Alexandr Shreders, North Carolina, and Nicholas Shreders, Chicago; former spouse Ronda Miller and two children with her, Vardaman "Scott" Shreders, Lawrence, and daughter Apollonia Lanie Shreders, Lawrence; and a brother Alexander Rubin Shreders, Houston.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Public Library, or to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of the funeral home, 3821 W. Sixth St., Lawrence, KS 66049.
Online condolences may be sent at barnettchapeloaks.com.