Archive for Thursday, April 14, 2005

Willadean Istas


April 14, 2005

Services for Willadean "Willie" Istas, 72, De Soto, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Burial will be in Holy Family Cemetery, Eudora.

Mrs. Istas died Monday, April 11, 2005, at her home.

She was born Oct. 7, 1932, in Concordia, the daughter of Andrew and Louise Bergstrom. She moved to De Soto in 1956.

Mrs. Istas worked in the cafeteria at De Soto High School for many years.

She was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church of Eudora and the Lakeview Club of Lawrence.

She married Verle Istas Nov. 5, 1949, in Concordia. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Gary Istas, Bonner Springs; two daughters, Glenda Bull and Bonnie Andrews, both of De Soto; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

A brother, Dwight Bergstrom, preceded her in death.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel in De Soto, where a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.

The family suggests memorials to the Olathe Hospice, sent in care of Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel, 32665 Lexington Ave., De Soto 66018.

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