“We were so saddened to hear of Mary's passing. She will always hold a special place in our hearts. There are children and puppies in heaven who have...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Pam and Brian Hall - moundridge, KS
“Randy, I am so sorry for you and your families loss! Mary was a great person and was always super nice with Danielle my daughter and I. She sure had...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Tod Emerson - McPherson, KS
“We are very saddened to hear of Mary's passing. She was one of the first people we met 3 yrs ago when we moved to Kansas and from day one she always...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Shani Harmdierks - McPherson, KS
“I know i already said somthing but i just got so much more to say. I remember coming in to the petshop when I was upset or angry and you helped me...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Libbie - WA
“So many years of memories, I don't even know where to begin. The Summers full of watermelon and fireworks. Helping with the Dogs and of course when...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Ivonne Cabrera - McPherson, KS
“Dear mary, You were the best person ever! I loved you so much. You helped me alot and I will always remember that! I remember going to your house and...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: libbie - WA - Freind
“To Mary's Family, My son, Wiley, had Mary for a teacher and just loved her. She was firm but kind and taught him alot. For several summers, he worked...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Laraine Erickson
“Deepest Sympathy to you and your family.
Richard and Diane Goldberg
8 of 14 | Posted by: Diane Goldberg - McPherson
“Randy I am so sorry for your loss. Mary was a great lady, the kids loved how she treated them like big people when they came in the store. She will...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Crystal - McPherson , KS
“Please accept my thoughts and prayers for you and your family in the lose of Mary. I always loved working with her when she would call to place her...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Debbie Nelson - Salina, KS
“Randy and family, My prayers and thoughts are with you, I will miss Mary a lot she was always there to give me dog advice and business advice and...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Heather Nichols - Canton, KS
“Uncle Randy I am so sorry for you and Aunt Mary to be separated. Aunt Mary was a wonderful companion for you and I know you will miss her a lot. We...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Dianna Campbell - Arnold, MD
“I'm thinking of you at this time Randy. I'm glad I got to see you and Mary this summer at the reunion in Galva. I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. ...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Sharon Racca - Mesa, AZ - Cousin
So sorry to hear of Mary's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
14 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Monroe Elstun - Lyons, KS
MaryE. Caruthers, 68, of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 16, 2012, at her home, McPherson.
Mary owned & operated Mary's Boarding Kennel & Pet Shop. She was also a retired teacher, having taught for 34 years, mostly in U.S.D. 418 as an elementary teacher and reading specialist.
She was born on April 13, 1944, in McPherson, Kansas, the daughter of Lewis M. and Mary R. (Stonebraker) Nelson. She was a graduate of McPherson High School, McPherson College, and Emporia State University, where she earned a Master's Degree.
Mary was united in marriage to Randy A. Caruthers on April 9, 1971, in McPherson, KS.
Survivors include: husband, Randy of the home; brother, Charles Nelson and wife, Betty, of Rio Rancho, NM, sisters, Myrna Eis of McPherson, KS, Laurel Williams and husband, Larry, of Glenwood Springs, CO, and Mabel Friesen and husband, Dennis, of McPherson, KS; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
A visitation will be held from 3:00 PM to 7:30 PM, Friday, April 20, 2012, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. Cremation will take place and a private family committal service will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be given to Susan G. Komen for the Cure in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.
April 20, 2012
to 7:30 PM
Stockham Family Funeral Home
205 N. Chestnut Street
McPherson, KS 67460
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