Private memorial services for Beverly Jean Kreider will be held at a later date. She passed away April 17, 2016 at her home. Beverly was born May 8, 1947 in Horton, KS the daughter of Thomas W and Mary Etta (Haggard) Kreider. Survivors include her sisters, Diane Kreider, Lawrence, KS; Rosemary O’Tey, Olathe, KS and a nephew, Thomas O’Tey, Lawrence, KS.
She graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Clothing and Textiles. She moved to California to be a fashion merchandiser.
She sustained a severe brain injury in a bicycle accident and returned to Lawrence. She loved to go on trips and be around people. She would play solitaire all the time. She would teach her caregivers to play and anyone else who would stop and talk to her.
The family appreciates all the prayers and expressions of kindness during her brave battle with cancer. Memorials may be made in her name to the charity of your choice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.