August 30, 2008
Mrs. Evelyn Mae Grant, 92, of Galva, Kansas, passed away at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, August 30th, 2008 unexpectedly at her residence. Mrs. Evelyn Mae Grant was born in Canton, Kansas on April 14, 1914, the daughter of Jeremiah Simpson and Mabel Christine (Austin) Brucker.Evelyn attended the Canton grade schools and High School, Canton, Kansas.She was a member of Galva United Methodist Church Galva, Kansas. Evelyn was a homemaker and worked as a waitress for the Little Grill in McPherson and in the Galva Cafe. Evelyn also delivered the Wichita Eagle and Hutchinson Newspaper for many years in Galva. Evelyn Mae Brucker was united in marriage to John Dale Grant on January 9, 1932 at Marion, Kansas. John Dale died on January 1, 1991. Surviving members of her family include her daughters, Nona Lee Rivas and Anita Jo “Jody” Alexander and her husband Eldon, all of Galva, Kansas; her daughter-in-law, Deanna Grant of Great Bend, Kansas; a brother, Willard Brucker and his wife Mary, of McPherson, Kansas; sisters, Mary Cheever and Leitha Sewell both of Altoona, Kansas; seven grandchildren, Dana Rogers and her husband Larry, of Galva, Kansas, Dawn Thiessen and her husband Mike Gould, of Galva, Kansas, Daril Alexander and his wife Kelly, of McPherson, Kansas, Dalra Westbrook and husband Marvin, of Canton, Kansas, Diane Remsberg and husband Rick, of Latham, Kansas, Bradley Grant, of Great Bend, Kansas, and Sonja Yarmer and her husband Michael, of Albert, Kansas; 18 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; her husband John Dale Grant; a son, Larry Dale Grant; Great-Great-Granddaughter, Karsyn Lee Alvord; brothers Robert 'Bob', Russell, and Garland Brucker; sisters Nona Stephens. Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, September 2, 2008 from 4 to 8 p.m. with family receiveing friends from 6 to 8. at Galva United Methodist Church, Galva, Kansas. Funeral service will be held at Galva United Methodist Church, Galva, Kansas at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 3rd, with Reverend Richard Brooks officiating. Final Resting Place Canton Township Cemetery Canton, Kansas In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Galva United Methodist Church and can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 West Euclid Street; McPherson, Kansas 67460.
Mrs. Evelyn Mae Grant, 92, of Galva, Kansas, passed away at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, August 30th, 2008 unexpectedly at her residence. Mrs. Evelyn Mae Grant was born in Canton, Kansas on April 14, 1914, the daughter of Jeremiah Simpson and Mabel Christine... View Obituary & Service Information
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