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Clela Irene Serviss

October 26, 1924 — May 3, 2014

Clela Irene Serviss

Clela Irene Serviss, 89, of McPherson, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker and longtime McPherson resident, formerly of Canton.

She was born October 26, 1924, in Brookville, Kansas, the daughter of Alvin L. and Irene A.S. (Johnson) Richards. On March 1, 1954, she married Charles Percy Serviss in Newton, Kansas. He preceded her in death on April 20, 2004.

Survivors include: a son, Dallas Eaves of Manhattan, KS; two daughters, Patsy Schmidt (Norman) of Goessel, KS, and Shirlene DeSoto (Ray) of San Leandro, CA; a brother Elmer Richards (Lois) of McPherson, KS; sisters-in-law, Liselotte Serviss of McPherson, KS and Laura Serviss of Lyons, KS; 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a daughter, Kay Thompson.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 AM Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Stockham Family Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Canton Township Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday at Stockham Family Funeral Home, with the family receiving friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.

Memorial donations may be given to The Cedars in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Clela Irene Serviss please visit our Sympathy Store.

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