Archive for Thursday, December 13, 2001

Bobbie May


December 13, 2001

Funeral services for Bobbie Lorene May, 72, Gardner, were Monday, Dec. 10, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Gardner. Burial was in St. Columbia Cemetery, Gardner.

Ms. May died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001, at Olathe Medical Center.

She was born Sept. 1, 1929, in Stanley, the daughter of Robert Albert and Irene Ethel (Laughlin) Powell. She graduated from De Soto High School.

She married Robert James May Sr. on Feb. 28, 1948, in San Diego, Calif. She moved to Gardner in 1963 from California.

Mrs. May worked in food service for USD 231 on the kitchen staff at Gardner-Edgerton High School.

She was a member of the altar society at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Gardner.

Survivors include two sons, Robert J. May Jr., Wellsville, and William Michael May, Gardner; a daughter, Shelley L. Howell, of Kansas City, Kan.; two sisters, Peggy Irene Butler, Taft, Calif., and Connie Jo Hodo, Princeton; and six grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, sent in care of Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner.

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