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412 North 7th Street
GARDEN CITY, KS 67846
Phone: (620) 276-3219
Fax: (620) 276-2115
Mary Pickler

Mary Lou Pickler

Sunday, December 18th, 1927 - Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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Obituary

Mary Lou Pickler, age 92, of Ulysses, Kansas, died Thursday, July 30, 2020, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. She was born December 18, 1927, in Ottawa, Kansas the daughter of Roscoe and Louise (Esterly) Redmond.

Mary Lou grew up in Ottawa where she graduated from Ottawa High School in 1945. After graduating high school, Mary Lou continued her education at The University of Kansas where she obtained her Bachelors of Psychology in 1951. Shortly after, she was employed by Stafford’s where she worked as a clerk.

Mary Lou married Richard M. Pickler on May 10, 1952 and they enjoyed 68 wonderful years together. In 1960 they relocated to Ulysses, Kansas where they would settle and raise a family. During her time in Ulysses, Mary Lou was a very active community member, volunteering at the Hospital Auxiliary and involving herself in the American Legion Auxiliary, DAR, PEO, Bridge Club, and 4-H. Mary Lou was also very involved with her kid’s education and the many activities they were participating in. Some of Mary Lou’s favorite things to do include listening to the Kansas City Royals Baseball team on the radio while she played solitaire and she could always be found cheering on the KU Basketball team. Mary Lou will be remembered by the many cards she sent out for birthdays, anniversaries, and celebrations of many.

Mary Lou is survived by her husband, Richard Pickler, of their home; daughters, Susan Alexander of Ulysses, Kansas, and Nancy Jones and husband Steve of Sapulpa, Oklahoma; son, Mike Pickler and wife Leslie of Manhattan, Kansas; 7 grandchildren, Jeremy Alexander and wife Theresa, Brian Alexander, Jan Lee and husband Brandon, Kim Arnes and husband Jason, Brad Jones and wife Shawnda, Cole Rightmeier and girlfriend Whitney, Grace Loveday and husband Chris, and 11 great-grandchildren.

Mary Lou is preceded in death by her parents; infant son; and grandson, Brian Alexander.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at 10:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church in Ulysses, Kansas, with Reverend Todd Guinn officiating. Services may also be viewed on Garnand Funeral Home Facebook Live. Interment will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery in Ulysses, Kansas. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 4, 2020, from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home, Ulysses, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be given to Ulysses First United Methodist Church in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, Kansas 67880. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Ulysses - Garnand Funeral Home
    Address
    405 West Grant Avenue
    ULYSSES, KS 67880
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  • Service

    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    First United Methodist Church
    Address
    321 W Grant Avenue
    ULYSSES, KS
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  • Interment

    Location
    Ulysses Cemetery
    Address
    ULYSSES, KS 67880

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Lana Anderson

Posted at 12:33am
Mary Lou, you were always a woman of kindness and grace! I’m so grateful that I had the honor of getting to know you!! You will be missed more than you know!! ❤️
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Dexter Eck

Posted at 11:11am
My deepest condolences to the Pickler family for their loss may God less.
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Shirley Stein

Posted at 11:54pm
We extend our sympathy to the family in the loss of Mary Lou. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Maurice and Shirley Stein
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kim billings

Posted at 12:10am
I loved coming across Mary Lou and Dick shopping They made the perfect pair he was the eyes and she was the getter
💕 sweet sweet Lady

Tracy N Lynn Teeter

Posted at 12:02am
Sorry for your loss of a very special lady.

Lynn & Tracy Teeter
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