Anna Mae Gruber

Mass of Christian Burial for Anna Mae C. Gruber, 89, Eudora will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, December 31, 2018 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora, Kansas with a Rosary Recitation starting at 10:30 a.m.. Burial will be at Holy Family Catholic Cemetery in Eudora, Kansas. She passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas.

Anna Mae was born May 16, 1929 in Pierce City, Missouri, the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Witt) Katzfey.

She worked in Student Housing for the University of Kansas for over 30 years.

In her younger years, Anna Mae enjoyed gardening, canning fruits and vegetables and sharing them with neighbors and friends. She kept up with current events, especially political, on the radio and TV. Hobbies included, sewing clothing for her family and photography. Spending time with family was of great importance to her. She was a devout Catholic and persevered through many struggles.

Survivors include her daughter; Martha Elizabeth Schleuder, two granddaughters; Marla Danette Schleuder, Lawrence, Kansas, Elizabeth “Betsy” Anne Schleuder, Eudora, Kansas, two brothers; Bernard Katzfey, Lawrence, Kansas, Lawrence Katzfey, Sarcoxie, Missouri, and sister; Bernadine Adamson, Sarcoxie, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Paul Edward Gruber in 2007, son, Richard Gruber, brothers; Leo, Clarence, Francis, Joseph, Richard, Edmund Katzfey, sisters; Emma Palmer, Louise Eck and Marie Wormington.

Memorials may be made in her name to Faith Home Healthcare or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

6 Condolences

  1. Julie Katzfey-Rigg on December 27, 2018 at 5:57 pm

    Martha and family, we are so sorry for the loss of your Mother and a Grandmother. Sending prayers of comfort for all of you.

  2. Lawrence Katzfey Jr on December 27, 2018 at 6:36 pm

    Martha and family. Sorry for the loss of your mama. She was a very special lady. Gods Blessings.

  3. Lyle and Carolyn Burns on December 27, 2018 at 7:05 pm

    Anna Mae was a special lady. We are so sorry to hear that she has gone to her heavenly home, but you must know she is waiting for you healthy and happy. Our condolences to Martha and family.

  4. Jaclyn bleess on December 27, 2018 at 8:24 pm

    Betsy and family. I am sorry for your loss. Sending positive thoughts for you and your family.

  5. Anita Abel on December 28, 2018 at 10:34 pm

    I am very sorry to learn about the loss of your mother. My deepest sympathies.

  6. Susana Conley on December 31, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    Martha and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a special lady and will always be remembered. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love to you all. Susan Conley

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