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Joan M. Bader 1935 - 2016
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Joan M. Bader 1935 - 2016

Joan M. Bader, 81, died Sept. 7, 2016, at her home in Great Bend. Born March 23, 1935, at Redwing she was the daughter of Joseph and Maude (Eveleigh) Habiger. On Sept. 1, 1955, she married Robert Lee Bader at Hoisington. He died Jan. 4, 2011. A Great Bend resident since 1955, coming from Osborne, she was a homemaker. She was passionate about taking care of the neighborhood animals. She loved flower gardening.
Mrs. Bader was a member of Prince of Peace Parish at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church and the Altar Society.
Survivors include one son, Michael Bader of Great Bend; two daughters, Debora Bader of Pawnee Rock, and Diann Henderson and her husband Ken of Great Bend; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by daughter-in-law, Laura Bader.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at Bryant Funeral Home with Father Louis Trung Dinh Hoang officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park in Great Bend. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to service time on Friday the funeral home. Memorials are requested to Great Bend Recreation Commission Foundation to Benefit My Backyard or Golden Belt Humane Society, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Sept. 9, 2016