Anna M. Redmann Black Valdez, 79 passed away Monday, November 04, 2013 at ManorCare of Topeka.
She was born April 10, 1934 at Wamego, the daughter of the late Ernest R. Schleif Sr., and Mrytal Bowman Schleif. Anna grew up in the Wells Creek community and graduated from Wamego High School. She also graduated from Stormont Vail School of Nursing in Topeka
Mrs. Valdez was a registered nurse and lived and worked in Wisconsin for many years. She returned to Kansas and had lived in Perry, St. Marys and Topeka and had worked at the Westmoreland Hospital.
She was married to Louis Redmann, they were divorced. She married Homer Edward Black on August 2, 1969 he preceded her in death on May 7, 1992. She later married Rudolph C. Valdez in 2002. He preceded her in death on October 24, 2007. Anna was also preceded in death by a brother, Ernest R. Schleif Jr.
Survivors include two sons, Mike (Diana) Redmann, Kingsville, MO. and Tim Redmann, Maple Hill; her daughter, Winona (Jack) Salmons, Topeka; two sisters, Eleanor Johnson, Wamego and her twin, Beatrice Zobel in Michigan; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 7:30 P.M.Friday, November 8, 2013 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00 P.M. Friday before the service. Interment will be private in the ValleyViewCemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association and sent in care of the funeral home.