DEATH: Louise Shumate

Louise Shumate, 92, of Strong City, KS, formerly of Cedar Point, KS died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at the Chase County Care and Rehabilitation Center in Cottonwood Falls, KS.

Visitation was from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home.

A celebration of life service was held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at the funeral home.

Interment followed in Cedar Point Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to the Chase County Jr/Sr High School Athletic Department may be sent in care of the funeral home, PO Box 220, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845.

Louise Jean was born to Charles and Ruth (Lauffer) Radar on September 19, 1926, in Howard, KS. She married Frank E. Shumate on June 1, 1950, in Emporia, KS.

Louise is survived by her son, Richard (Deborah) Shumate of Overland Park; her daughter, Sharon (Vaden) Burton of Sloan, IA; her sister, Arlene Connors of Haysville; five grandchildren: Victoria (Colin) Fitzgerald, Nicholas (Mindy) Shumate, Sarah (Andrew) Harvey, Kyle (Michelle) Burton, Matthew (Markie) Burton, and ten great-grandchildren.

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