Evelyn A. Wichert 1938 - 2009 Basehor

Services for Evelyn A. Wichert, 71, of Basehor, were Friday, Dec. 18, at the Bonner Springs Baptist Church. Graveside services were at Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
Mrs. Wichert died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, with her family at her side
She was born April 18, 1938, in May, Okla., the daughter of Everett and Vivian Grace.
Mrs. Wichert graduated from Panhandle State University with her teaching degree. She enjoyed teaching immensely and taught in Liberal and Kansas City, Kan. In her retirement she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, reading and her Red Hat Society friends.
Her husband of 50 years, Gilbert “Wayne” Wichert, died in 2008.
Survivors include a son Jerry Wichert, and wife, Lisa, Stillwater, Okla.; a daughter, Debbie Barta, and husband, Kim, Bonner Springs; her mother, Vivian Grace, May, Okla.; five grandchildren; three geat-grandchildren; and nine brothers and sisters, Ellen, Bud, Gayle, Linda, John, Jane, Janiece, Carol, and Sue.
Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs, handled arrangements.
The family suggests memorials to further the education of Mrs. Wichert’s grandchildren, sent in care of the funeral home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012.