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Rella Sandberry

June 24, 1931 — September 20, 2017

Funeral service for Rella Sanberry will be Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Lanman Chapel in Kiowa. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Facebook: Lanman Funeral Home Inc. Viewing will be Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Rella Sanberry was born June 24, 1931 in Alva, Oklahoma to parents, William Murrow and Dora Eisenhower Murrow and passed from this life September 20, 2017 in Attica, Kansas. She was a lifelong resident of Kiowa and contributed much to Kiowa and surrounding communities. She and George Courson married and they had four children, Sue, Dale, Betty and Dean. George preceded her in death and after a time, she and Ted Sanberry were married. Rella worked many years as a Nurse Aid and then in Home Health Care with many families requesting her services because of the wonderful care she gave their loved ones. She was talented in the craft area. Rella painted on anything she chose to paint. She crocheted and made wood crafts as well. She was very skilled with tools, especially her table saw. Being an athletic person, she had played basketball and baseball and had been great at bowling.

Rella is preceded in death by her first husband, George Courson; sisters, Pat, Edna and Lou and one brother, Gerald.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Ted Sanberry of Kiowa; four children, Sue Carlisle of San Angelo, Texas, Dale Courson and wife, Luann of Alva, Oklahoma, Betty Schmidt and husband, Doug of Sharon, Kansas and Dean Courson and wife, Judy of Kiowa, Kansas; forty-seven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; one brother, Bud Morrow of Kiowa, Kansas and one sister, Wildora Zednick of Texas.

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