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mary e. workman

Posted on Sept. 18, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on Sept. 18, 2013 at 2:55 a.m.

July 18, 1920 - Sept. 14, 2013

MCPHERSON, Kan. — Mary Elizabeth (Spessard) Workman, 93, of McPherson and formerly of Goshen, Ind., died, Sept. 14, 2013, at The Cedars Health Care Center in McPherson.

She was a schoolteacher and also worked with organizations benefitting the visually impaired.

Survivors include a stepson, David Workman of Denton, Texas; three step-grandchildren; four great-step-grandchildren; and three nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Lloyd Spessard; and a sister, Edna Spessard.

Visitation will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Stockham Family Funeral Home. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at McPherson Church of the Brethren. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given to McPherson Church of the Brethren in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.