Mass of Christian Burial for Mary F. Grant, 96, Eudora will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Burial will follow in the Holy Family Catholic Cemetery in Eudora. She died Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born on March 25, 1916 in Numaran, Mexico the daughter of de Delores and Bessie (Guillen) Moreno.
She worked as a cook for forty years in hospitals in Parsons, KS, Kentucky, and Lawrence, KS. She retired as an employee with Allied King Radio in Lawrence.
She was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora and the St. Theresa Altar Society at the church.
She married Leslie Edison “Chief” Grant on November 30, 1942 in St. Louis, MO. He preceded her in death on September 21, 1999.
Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Ann (husband, Tom) Orosco, of the home, two sons, Larry (wife, Terry) Grant, of Osawatomie, KS, James V. (wife, Leslie) Grant, of Eudora, KS, three brothers, David Moreno, of Parsons, KS, Jesse Moreno of Parsons, KS, Joe Moreno, of Salisbury, MD, one sister, Emma Garcia, of Overland Park, KS, nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Pauline Reese and Kathy Moreno.
A Parish Rosary will be recited at 5 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel. The family will greet friends following the prayer service until 7:30 p.m..
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Haskell Indian Nations University Foundation or to the Holy Family Catholic Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.