Obituaries

Edna Kloepper 1918 - 2010 Bonner Springs

Services for Edna Kloepper, 92, Bonner Springs, will be noon Thursday, July 22, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home. Burial will be in Nortonville Cemetery in Nortonville.
Miss Kloepper died Saturday, July 17, 2010.
She was born March 12, 1918, near Nortonville. She graduated Nortonville High School in 1937 and received her bachelor of science degree in 1950 from Pittsburg State University, her master’s of education in 1965, also from Pittsburg State, and her specialist of education in 1965 from Kansas University. She taught school for 44 years to more than 600 children in that span.
Miss Kloepper was a lifetime member of the Lutheran Church. She had taught Sunday school and played organ for more than 40 years at Emmaus Lutheran Church in Bonner Springs and St. Martin's Lutheran Church in Basehor. She was a member of the Risen Savior Lutheran Church in Basehor.
She actively supported the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce, Vaughn-Trent Community Services, Bonner Springs Senior Center and many other local charities.
She was preceded in death by her parents and five siblings. Survivors include nine nieces and nephews and several other extended family members and friends.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, also at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials to Vaughn-Trent Community Services, Bonner Springs Senior Center or the Risen Savior Lutheran Church, all in care of the funeral home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012.