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Shirley Kay Heiter 1936 - 2018
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Shirley Kay Heiter 1936 - 2018

Shirley Kay Heiter, 81, passed away February 23, 2018, at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center, Great Bend, Kan. She was born April 15, 1936, at Great Bend, to Chris and Edna May (Schroeder) Ruhe. Shirley married William Howard Heiter December 28, 1964, at Larned, Kan. He died February 1, 2009.
Shirley, a lifetime resident of Great Bend, worked as a waitress for Ralph Wallace, retiring in 1979 to be a homemaker. She enjoyed Bingo, word search puzzles, crossword puzzles, and trivia.
Survivors include two sons, Bill Phillips of and wife Sheila of Hoisington, Kan., and Chris Olds and wife LuAnn of Canton, Kan.; one daughter, Pamela Pelster of Chicago, Ill.; three sisters, Joyce Hall of Sapulpa, Okla., Wilma Poland of Wichita, Kan., and Naomi Decker of Woodward, Okla.; five grandchildren, Brian Dewberry, DeWayne Phillips, April Scheuerman, Erin King, and Chrissi Paine; twelve great-grandchildren; and one great great grandchildren. She was preceded in passing by a son-in-law, Mark Pelster.
Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at Bryant Funeral Home with The Reverend Dick Ogle officiating. Interment will follow at Great Bend Cemetery, Great Bend. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at Bryant Funeral Home. Memorials have been designated to Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Activity Fund, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

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1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune Feb. 25, 2018