Elsie M. Kane, age 82, died Sunday afternoon, March 17, 2013, at the Lone Tree Retirement Center, Meade, Kansas.
She was born January 28, 1931, at Meade, Kansas the daughter of Martin and Nora (Feldman) Eckhoff. As a young girl, she attended the Meade School system.
After her schooling, On August 7, 1948, she married Elwood Kansas at Dodge City, Kansas. Upon their marriage, the couple lived in Meade, where she was a homemaker.
She was a member of Saint John Lutheran Church, Meade, and enjoyed sewing and quilting.
She is survived by:
A son, Larry Kane of rural Meade, Kansas
A daughter, Diana Caldwell of Balko, Oklahoma
Six grandchildren, Mandi McMillian, Lance Kane, Jennifer Fuentes, Skyler Kane,
Jamie Paul Caldwell, and Candace Nickerson
She is preceded in death by her husband Elwood on July 25, 2011; a son, Gary Kane on April 1, 2006; three brothers, Raymond Eckhoff, Chester “Hap” Eckhoff, and Leonard Eckhoff on February 6, 2013; and a grandson, Robert Kane.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, March 20, 2013, at Saint John Lutheran Church, Meade, with the Reverend Lynn E. Spencer presiding. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to the Lone Tree Retirement Center in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com