Harriet Josephine Mears 1926 - 2012 Eudora
Harriet Josephine Mears, 85, died Saturday, June 23,2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital . Mrs. Mears, a longtime Lawrence resident, recently lived at the Medicalodge in Eudora, KS. A memorial gathering will take place on Thursday, June 28, from 5:30-7:00p.m. at the Chapel Oaks-Lawrence Funeral Chapel.
Mrs. Mears was born in Fairview, KS on August 7, 1926, the daughter of Arden Loy and Josie Mae Maxwell Mellenbruch. She graduated from Hiawatha High School in 1945 and the Jane Stormont School of Nursing in Topeka, KS in 1948. She married Robert E. Mears on June
1, 1949 in Hiawatha, KS. Following a brief nursing career, she devoted her life to family, raising her children and assisting with their school and scouting activities.
She was preceded in death by her husband and two sons, Thomas E. Mears and David E. Mears. She is survived by two daughters, Janet Mears and Kathleen Mears both of Lawrence, KS.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Lawrence Humane Society. Omline condolences may be expressed at www.chapeloaksne.com.