Myrtle Collette Steward 1925 - 2011 Clay Center
Funeral service for Myrtle Collette Steward, 86, Clay Center, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Clay Center Presbyterian Church with the Rev. James Byers officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Steward died Friday, March 25, 2011, in her Clay Center home.
She was born March 8, 1925, in Clay Center, the daughter of Reed and Katie Bull Dunn. She graduated from the Clay Center Community High School in 1945, and then taught school for a few years.
She married Dale Steward on Jan. 12, 1946. They shared 51 years of marriage. He preceded her in death.
She was also preceded her in death by her parents.
Survivors include eight daughters, Barbara Steward, Manhattan, Shirley Steward, Tucson, Ariz., Sheryl Schubert and husband Wayne, Sedgwick, Karen Burger and husband Forrest, Wichita, Polly Sharp and husband John, Peoria, Ill., Penny Anderson and husband Eric, Wichita, Julie Steward, Lawrence, and Joen Schleisman and husband Anthony, Newark, Del.; a son, Steven Steward, Clay Center; five grandchildren, Matthew Burger, Ben Schubert, Nicolette Schleisman, and Erica and Alex Anderson; and a great-granddaughter, Maci Jo Burger.
Friends may call between noon and 2 p.m. Friday at the church.
The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association or the March of Dimes, sent in care of the Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home, 918 Seventh St., Clay Center, KS 67432.
Online condolences may be sent at nsrfh.com.