BISON — Zane K. Edwards, 88, Bison, Kan., died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at Locust Grove Village, La Crosse, Kan. Mr. Edwards was born Aug. 16, 1929, in rural Bison, Kan., the son of Everett O. Edwards, Sr., and Frances (Bitter) Edwards. He was a lifelong resident of Rush County, Kan. A 1947 graduate of Bison High School, Bison, Kan., he was a farmer.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Bison, Kan.; a former member of the Bison Elementary School board; a former member of the USD 403 school board; a former member of the La Crosse Co-op board; and a former member of the Rush County ASCS board.
On Dec. 9, 1951, he married Ila Mae Lewis at the United Methodist Church, Bison, Kan.
Survivors include, his wife, Ila Mae Edwards, Bison, Kan.; two sons, David Edwards (Nancy), Norman, Okla., and Brian Edwards (Karen), Bison, Kan.; one daughter, Gay Graham (Ron), Colorado Springs, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; one brother, Elbert “Bert” Edwards, Bison, Kan.; and two sisters, Ruth Anne Krug, La Crosse, Kan., and Holly Brack, Spearman, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Robert Edwards, Everett “Peck” Edwards, Jr., Thomas Edwards, and Forrest Edwards; and five sisters, Ladine Peterson, Lois Edwards, Elma Edwards, Hazel Stump, and Minetta Smith.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse, Kan. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse, Kan., with Pastor David Edwards, and Pastor Ron Graham officiating. Interment will be in the La Crosse City Cemetery, La Crosse, Kan. Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church, Bison, Kan., or Locust Grove Village, La Crosse, Kan.. Condolences or remembrances may be left for the family at www.charterfunerals.com/locations/janousek-lacrosse.php.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Janousek Funeral Home
P.O. Box 550
La Crosse, Ks. 67548
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, April 11, 2018