Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Doris M. Nead

Posted on Nov. 14, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

July 14, 1931 - Nov. 10, 2013

WESTPHALIA, Kan. — Doris M. Nead, of Westphalia, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at KU Medical in Kansas City, at the age of 82 years.

She was a member of Old German Baptist Brethren Church.

Doris was born July 14, 1931, in Chambersburg, Pa., the daughter of Jesse and Grace (Barnhart) Benedict.

Doris and Carl O. Nead were married on Aug. 29, 1959, in Chambersburg. They lived in Goshen, Ind., for 36 years; after their retirement they moved to Westphalia.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Roger Nead; and a sister, Verda Fisher.

She leaves to mourn Carl, her husband of 54 years, and her children, Yvonne Bauman and husband John, of Garnett; John Nead and wife Deann, of Goshen; and Esther Burger and husband John, of Syracuse. Also left are 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; her brothers, Raymond Benedict and wife Orpha and Merle Benedict and wife Gladys; and brother-in-law, Glen Fisher.

Services wil be at Old German Baptist Brethren Church near Wakarusa. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, and the funeral will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to Thompson-Lengacher Funeral Home in Wakarusa.