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Lois Mae Kurr

Posted 3/29/2018

Lois Mae KurrLois Mae KurrSEDGWICK—Lois Mae Kurr, daughter of Paul Randolph Henry and Fern Beatrice Henry, passed from her earthly life on Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018 in Newton, Kansas. 

She was born on March 5, 1933 in Sedgwick, and had recently celebrated her 85th birthday with family at Asbury Park. Lois attended school in Sedgwick and graduated from Sedgwick High School in 1951. 

On May 26, 1951, she married Wilbur (Bill) Kurr and they began building their family and farm/cattle business over the next 60 years in Harvey County. Lois served as office manager and bookkeeper for the operation.

She is survived by her children: Donna Fleetwood of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; Robert (Bob) Kurr of Sedgwick; Darla and Phil Osborn of Wichita; her grandchildren: Rachael (Osborn) and Zach Sachs of Pittsburg, Kansas; Lauren Osborn of Seattle, Washington; one sibling: Paul Henry of Moorehead Minnesota; a sister-in-law Ruby Kurr; and many nieces and nephews.

Lois was predeceased by her husband Wilbur (Bill) Kurr and granddaughter Katie Osborn.