Obituaries

Evelyn A. Wichert 1938 - 2009 Basehor

Graveside Services for Evelyn A. Wichert, 71, Basehor, will be 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18, at the Glenwood Cemetery in Basehor.
Mrs. Wichert died Dec. 15, 2009, with her family at her side.
She was born April 18, 1938, in May, Okla., the oldest of eleven children to Everett and Vivian Grace. She graduated from Panhandle State University with her teaching degree.
She taught in Liberal and Kansas City, Kan. In her retirement she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, reading and her Red Hat Society Friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Gilbert "Wayne" Wichert in 2008, and one brother Dale Grace.
Survivors include her son, Jerry Wichert and wife, Lisa, of Stillwater, Okla.; daughter, Debbie Barta and husband, Kim, of Bonner Springs; mother, Vivian Grace of May, Okla.; nine brothers and sisters, Ellen, Bud, Gayle, Linda, John, Jane, Janiece, Carol, and Sue; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home. A celebration of her life will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Bonner Springs Baptist Church.
Memorial Contributions can be made to further her grandchildren's education in care of the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS. 66012.