Maude I Gillmer
Junction City, KS
Maude Irene (Snyder) Gillmer, 90, of Junction City, Kansas, died of old age and entered into eternal life on September 23, 2013. Danner Funeral Home of Abilene, Kansas, is in charge of arrangements. As to her wishes, she has been cremated and there will be no funeral service. Inurnment will be at the Prairie Mound Cemetery, Solomon, Kansas, at a later date.
Maude Irene was born on August 17, 1923 to George and Maud (Johnson) Snyder in Abilene, Kansas. She married Robert Lee Gillmer of Junction City, Kansas, on December 06, 1939, and lived as a Navy wife until his death in 1966.
She is survived by one sister, Faye Willeford (Novato, CA); four children, Regina (David) Raney, Port Orchard,WA; Barbara (Leonard) Bedwell, Ozark, MO; Deborah (the late Robert S.) Gillmer, Goodyear, AZ; and Beth Gillmer-Jones, of Junction City, Kansas.
Also surviving are five grandchildren: Jeannine Neimoyer, Robert Rutherford, Karen (Scott) Powell; Joseph Anaya; and Michael D. Jones; six great-grandchildren: Samuel and David Neimoyer, Amy (Christopher) Dennis, Joshua Powell, Savannah Powell, Desiree Bedwell; a soon-to-be born great-great grandchild; cousin Edith Bogart of Lawrence, Kansas, and other extended family members.
Maude Irene requested that any memorial contributions be made to the Kansas Search and Rescue Dog Association (KSARDA) who volunteer their time and personal money to search for persons and human remains during disasters throughout the country, as well as local missing persons. Contributions will please be sent, in Maude Irene’s memory to: KSARDA, c/o Treasurer Mike Jausel, 2239 North Penstemon Street, Wichita, Kansas 67226, or by PayPal through their website www.ksarda.org.
“I don’t want a funeral. And when I’m gone, tell them I died of old age. I’m old.”