Ethel Mae Hipsher 1921 - 2010 Tonganoxie
Graveside services for Ethel Mae Hipsher, 89, of Tonganoxie, will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, at Mount Sidney Cemetery in Linwood.
Mrs. Hipsher died Thursday April 8, 2010, at her home.
She was born March 12, 1921, in Bonner Springs, the daughter of Jasper and Lucy (Fish) DeMaranville. Mrs. Hipsher and her husband, Stanley, lived their entire married life in Linwood, where he was mayor from 1971 to 1978. She retired in 1986 from Stokely-Van Camp Food Mfg.
Her husband died in 1988. Two great-grandchildren also died earlier.
Survivors include two sons, Ronald S. Hipsher, of the home, and Roger S. Hipsher, Overland Park; six daughters, Stanett Torneden, Overbrook, Nancie Bryant, Oskaloosa, Sandra Smith, Ozawkie, Sherry Williams and Reta Solwa, both of Tonganoxie, and Shirley Gilbert, Overland Park; a brother, Jasper DeMaranville, Basehor; three sisters, Stella Standish, Basehor, Mary Neiman, McLouth, and Sharon Martin, Bonner Springs; 26 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to American Heart Association or Make-A-Wish Foundation, sent in care of Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs.
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