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September 19th, 2019

evelyn wheatcroftEvelyn E. Wheatcroft, 101, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Liberal. 

She was born March 5, 1918 to H.C. and Hettie (Tenny) Baker in Osawatomie. 

She married J. K Bryan, who preceded her in death Dec. 4, 2006. 

She married Glen L. Wheatcroft Aug. 21, 1965 in Clayton, N.M. He preceded her in death April 28, 2008. 

She graduated from Osawatomie High School with the Class of 1935. 

She worked as a postal clerk for the U.S. Post Office

She was a member of the Eastern Star, being worthy matron for 2 years. 

She enjoyed shopping and was an avid quilter, gardener, and world traveler. 

Survivors include daughter, Phyllis Smith and husband, Orvil, Liberal; two stepsons; grandchildren: Alan (Danine) Smith, Michelle (Jerry) Bremenkamp, Kim Knudsen, Keith (Barbara) Bryan, Kristin McIntyre, Brittany Wheatcroft, Griffin Wheatcroft, Chelsea Wheatcroft; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Larry James Bryan and Donald Gene Bryan; sister, Dorothy Mills; brother-in-law, Robert Mills; brother, Harold Sodamann and his wife Arlene; infant great-granddaughter; and great-granddaughter, Emily Bremenkamp.

• Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 at the Liberal Cemetery in Liberal with Pastor Rex Petty presiding. 

Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. today at Brenneman Funeral Home in Liberal, with the family present from 3 to 5 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to Good Samaritan Society Activity Fund, in care of the Brenneman Funeral Home 1212 W. 2nd Liberal, KS 67901. 

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