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Linn County News

Published March 17, 2021

 

Susan Purdy, age 54, Blue Mound, Kansas passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021. She was born the daughter of Julia Greer Owens on Jan. 11, 1967, in Butler, Mo. She was raised by her grandparents, John and Juanita Greer. She was united in marriage to Robert Purdy on April 5, 1999. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Blue Mound 4th of July Committee, and participated in Walk Across Kansas. She enjoyed gardening and could be counted on to volunteer in the Blue Mound Community. 

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, and a brother, Glenn Kirkland. Susan is survived by her husband, Rob Purdy; mother, Julia Greer Owens; four sons, Bryan Purdy, Matthew Purdy, Jerry Purdy and Kyle Purdy; four daughters, Shaunntai Purdy, Deauzia Purdy, Adara Purdy and Kelsey Purdy; and ten grandchildren, Cooper, Adriona, Emily, Rebecca, Dayton, Bronx, Lisa, Brextyn, Daisy and Hattie.  

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 2021, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Burial will be in the Curry Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 19 at the Mound City Chapel. Contributions are suggested to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, Box J, Mound City, Kan., 66056.  Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.  

 

OBITUARIES

Stella Margarette Hunter Dale ~ 06-20-1933 to 05-24-2024

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Wilma Virginia Cook ~ 03-24-1935 to 05-24-2024

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Ann Johnson ~ 09-14-1943 to 05-16-2024

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