Obituary

Carol Ann Peterson

McPherson -- Carol Ann Peterson, 67, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 11:35 a.m., Sunday, April 24th, 2016, peacefully, at Cedars House in McPherson. Carol was born in McPherson January 13, 1949, a daughter of Frances (Nelson) and Harry A. Peterson.

Carol attended New Gottland country school and graduated from McPherson High School in 1967. She then attended Kansas University, Lawrence, Kansas, for two years and graduated from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, with a degree in Home Economics.

She was a member of New Gottland Lutheran Church of McPherson, Kansas.

Carol worked in several clerical positions in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

Carol was a very talented seamstress who made unique outfits for the KC Renaissance Festival. This was one of her favorite past times.

She is survived by her siblings, David Peterson; Keith Peterson and his wife Carol; and Jan Larson and her husband Lowel, all of McPherson, Kansas; her nieces and nephew, Tori Bowers and her husband Jeremy, of Beloit, Kansas; Krista Richardson and her husband Garry, of McPherson; Heidi Pearson and her husband Chance, of McPherson; Erica Shook and her husband Dave Scheibler, of McPherson; and Jerod Larson and his wife Whitney of Inman, Kansas; her 12 great-nephews and 4 great-nieces; other relatives and a host of friends.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Frances Peterson and a sister-in-law, Sue Peterson.

Graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at New Gottland Lutheran Church Cemetery with Reverend Harry Grinstad officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Gottland Lutheran Church and can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 West Euclid Street; McPherson, Kansas 67460.

Sharon K. Wedel

Canton -- Sharon K. Wedel, 73, of Canton, died April 27, 2016, at McPherson Health and Rehab.

She was a retired Avon Representative and clerk for Pantry Plus in Canton.

She was born on December 14, 1942 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, the eldest daughter of Russell and Stella (Fortner) Ferguson. On June 10, 1961 she married Robert L. Wedel in Canton. He preceded her in death on August 31, 2006.

She was a member of the Canton Christian Church and the Canton American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include two sons, Doug (Heidi) Wedel and Brad (Paula) Wedel, of Canton; one sister, Georgia (Jim) Unruh, Canton; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Connie Moddelmog.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016, at the Canton Christian Church. Interment will be in Canton Township Cemetery. There will be no visitation.

A memorial has been established with the Canton-Galva Youth Football, in care of Olson’s Mortuary, Canton.

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