Iris Mae David
- December 2, 1927 - April 21, 2012
- Arkansas City, Kansas
of Iris' Passing
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“Our thoughts are with you in your loss of your mother. I shared many good times with her and admired her determination and talents. Sincerely, dot...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: dorothy brinkman - arkansas city, KS
“Ruth Ann,Jody and Karen we are so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Hazel and Ed Young
2 of 13 | Posted by: Hazel & Ed Young - Dexter, KS
“We extend our sympathy to Iris's family. We will miss her living presence, but we'll remember her smile & the articles she wrote in the Traveler.
3 of 13 | Posted by: Marshall & Doris Brentlinger - KS
“My deepest condolences to all of you in the loss of Iris. You're in my thoughts and prayers. Kay Batdorf
4 of 13 | Posted by: Kay Batdorf - Arkansas City, KS
“IRIS WAS A WONDERFUL LADY SHE WILL B MISSED. ENJOYED VISITING WITH HER AT CHURCH. GOD WILL TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER
5 of 13 | Posted by: darlene @ merrill atkins - derby, KS
“Ruth Ann, Karen, Jody and families...I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Your mom was a great lady and will be missed by many. Thoughts and prayers...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Peggy Santiago - Ark City, KS
“iris was a wonderful woman and a good friend of my dad, Brian Coyne. He always admired her writing style. My sincere condolences to the family
7 of 13 | Posted by: Katie coyne Littleton - Victoria, TX
“Iris wrote an article for the Traveler about our house one time, and we alway's appreciated the care that she showed in the words and descriptions...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Gary & Teresa Long - KS
“Dear Family; We are sorry to hear of your mother/grandmother's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. May God's grace...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Aaron & Monica Wise - Dexter, KS
“I remember Iris from the Traveler where my father worked for many years. She was such a nice lady, always. Karen, and the rest of Iris` family,...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Jimmy Coyne - Winfield, KS
“Dear Ruth and Stan Brian and I want to express our sympathy to you and your family. Your Mother was a wonderful person and Brian and I want to...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Joanne and Brian Isham - VA
“Jody, Ruth Ann, Karen, and families. I was so saddened to see in the Traveler online about your mom's death. As you know, there were many enjoyable...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Dan Marrs - ND
“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know your family will be in my thoughts & prayers.
13 of 13 | Posted by: Malia Barnthouse - Arkansas City, KS
Iris Mae David, 84 of Arkansas City died Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the Medicalodge in Arkansas City. A memorial service has been scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Central Christian Church. The Reverend Dennis Voth will officiate. Iris was born December 2, 1927 to George Rahn and Lucy J. (Klinginsmith) Rahn east of Arkansas City on the farm. She lived in the Cameron area for years before graduating from Arkansas City High School in 1945. Iris continued her education at Ark City Junior College and graduated from Kansas State University in 1949. On August 21, 1949 she married Walter E. David in Arkansas City and the couple made their home in rural Dexter. They moved to Arkansas City in January 2001. Iris worked for the Butler and Cowley County Extension offices, and beginning in 1967 was the Farm editor at the Traveler writing the Pitch Forks and Scoop Shovels column for many years. She was a long time 4-H leader, member Central Christian Church, Dexter E.H.U., and Cowley College endowment association. She is survived by her daughters, Jody Beaver and husband, Terry of Dallas, TX, Ruth A. David and Stan Dains of Fairfax Station, VA, Karen Ferguson of Dexter; grandchildren, Kasey Crow and wife, Michelle of Tampa, FL, Kari Crow of Oklahoma City, OK and Amanda Busey and husband, Doug of Dallas, TX. Iris was preceded in death by her parents, husband; sisters, Dorothy Taraba, Ruth Hardy and Georgia Marrs; brothers, Neil Rahn and Arthur Rahn. A memorial has been established with the Cowley College Endowment Association or the Central Christian Church. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.
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