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Mary E. Gleason

June 15, 2015



Maple Hill—Mary E. Gleason, 82, passed away Monday, June 15, 2015 at the St. Marys Manor.


She was born April 28, 1933 at Maple Hill the middle triplet of Thomas Robert and Edith Viva Moran Logan.  Mary grew up in the Dover community and graduated from Dover High School in 1951.


Mary lived in the Dover and Maple Hill communities all of her life.  She had worked at the Santa Fe Offices and Trinity Insurance both in Topeka.  She later worked at USD No. 330 and for the Wabaunsee County RWD No. 1.  Mary was a member of the Dover Federated Church.  She was an active leader in 4-H for many years, she was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was active in the Dover Heritage Days.


On February 7, 1953 she was united in marriage to Maurice L. Gleason.  He died October 17, 2010.  She was also preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Martin, Elden Dale, Marion and Charles Duane Logan.


Survivors include her children, Joyce (Timothy) McCoy, Piedmont, OK., and their children, Matthew (Ashlyn) McCoy, Chandler, AZ., Melinda (Derek) Muegge, Piedmont, OK., Kevin (Brenda) Gleason, and their children, Reed & Chase, Uniontown, Steven (Mary) Gleason, and their children, Jacob, Rebecca, Benjamin, Joseph and Samuel, and Rhonda (Robert) McClelland, Maple Hill, and their children, Robert (Fiancé, Caitlin) Salina, Rodger & RaeLynn, Maple Hill; and her sisters, Margaret Phillips and Margery Blythe both of Maple Hill; sister-in-law, Mary Logan, Burlington.


Funeral Services will be at 10:30 A.M. Friday, June 19, 2015 at the Dover Federated Church, Dover, Kansas.  Mrs. Gleason will lie in state at the church with a family visitation from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Thursday, June 18, 2015. Interment will be in the Dover Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to  The Dover Pride Committee or Grace Hospice and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.  Online condolences may be sent to www.piperfuneralhome.com.

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10 thoughts on “Mary E. Gleason

  1. Rhonda and family
    So sorry to hear of your loss. Your Mom sounds like she was a Blessing indeed in her community.

  2. Joyce, I was so very sorry to hear about your mom passing on. It sounds like she was a hard worker and volunteered her time to good causes, as you have done. Take care and hopefully I can come see you soon. Tanna

  3. My heart reaches out to the entire family. May your memories give you comfort as you grieve your Mom’s death.

  4. Dear Gleason Family: It seems like we have known each other so long with the Kids all going to school and being in 4-H together. Your Mom was so good with your activities and the church. She will be missed by many. Our sympathies are with you.

  5. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. We always enjoyed visiting with your Mom and Dad so much. May she rest in peace.

  6. Gleason family, I am so sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. What a gem she was to the Dover community. Sending prayers to you

  7. So sorry to read of Mary’s passing. She was such a sweet lady. Loved visiting with her at Puffy’s. She will be missed. Please accept our deepest of sympathy.

  8. Rhonda,
    So sorry to read about the loss of your Mother. Hugs to you and your family. We will have to catch up sometime. Didn’t know you lived back in Kansas. I still live in the same house.

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