LARNED — Mary Elizabeth Wiley died July 16 at Hays Medical Center, Hays, She was born July 11, 1924, at Satanta, the daughter of Juan and Carlota (Rincon) Contererez. A lifetime resident of Kinsley and Larned, she was a retired CNA at Gleason Hospital, Larned.
Mrs. Wiley was a member of the St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Kinsley, and enjoyed watching wrestling, crocheting and spending time with her grandchildren.
On Aug. 19, 1956, she married Robert Duane Wiley Sr. at Goodland. He died Nov. 4, 1974.
Survivors include a son, Ronald Wiley, Kinsley; 10 grandchildren, Rebecca Scripsick, Larned, Angela Baker, Hutchinson, Heather Rector, Kinsley, Monica Rector, Hutchinson, Jessica Rector, Belpre, Lindsey Fowler, Great Bend, Meghan Wiley and Justin Wiley, both of Larned, Skyler Wiley, Great Bend, Veronica Masse, Great Bend, and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Jr.; a daughter, Luella Diane Wiley; three brothers, George Perez, John Rincon and Jose Contererez Sr.; and a sister, Nelly Contererez.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Beckwith Mortuary Chapel, Larned, with the Rev. Hal Staats presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Thursday at the mortuary. Burial will be in the Larned Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the Mary E. Wiley Memorial Fund, in care of Beckwith Mortuary Inc. Condolences may be left at www.beckwithmortuary.com. Funeral arrangements provided by<br />Beckwith Mortuary Inc.* <br />916 Main/P.O. Box 477<br />620-285-2121<br />Larned, KS 67550<br />Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, July 21, 2010