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Sharon Delaine Flanders Kidney

Female 1943 - 2017  (74 years)


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  • Name Sharon Delaine Flanders Kidney 
    Nickname Delaine 
    Born 8 May 1943  Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Oct 2017  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 6 Oct 2017  Mount Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16281  Rossville
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Father Elvin P Flanders 
    Mother Thelma M Rediger Flanders 
    Family ID F8110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Teresa Esfeld Herrington
     2. Trina Esfeld DeVader
     3. Kurt Esfeld
     4. Annette Esfeld Fiedler
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2018 13:54:51 
    Family ID F4122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 H. Keith Kidney 
    Married 14 Oct 1989  St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2018 13:55:26 
    Family ID F8111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 May 1943 - Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 Oct 2017 - Mount Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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    Obituary- Kidney, Sharon
    Obituary- Kidney, Sharon
    Sharon Delaine Kidney

    Sharon Delaine Kidney 74, Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother went to be with her Lord with her family by her side on Monday, October 2, 2017 at a Topeka Hospital.

    She was born May 8, 1943 at Great Bend the daughter of Elvin P. and Thelma M. Rediger Flanders. She lived with her family on a farm near Great Bend and began her education in a small rural school in Barton County. Delaine graduated from Great Bend High School in 1961. She moved to the St. Marys community in 1974.

    Delaine completed her Licensed Practical Nursing education in 1983. She had worked for the St. Marys Manor, for Dr. Fred Brown in St. Marys and for Dr. Myron Leinwetter and Dr. Patricia Klassen at the Rossville Medical Clinic. She and her husband Keith owned and operated Katie's Corner in St. Marys. Delaine was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. Her faith and family and friends were what mattered the most to her.

    She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Clarence Darrell Flanders.

    On October 14, 1989 she was united in marriage to H. Keith Kidney at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He survives of the home.

    Other survivors include her children, Trina DeVader, St. Marys, Kurt (Geri) Esfeld, Liberty, MO; Annette (Paul) Fiedler and Teresa Herrington all of St. Marys; her step children, Patty Beaver, Topeka, Robin Kidney, Lawrence, Tom Ford, San Diego, CA; and Mike Ford, Holton; her sister, Anita Doreen Snyder, Spring Hill; 11 grandchildren, Allison (Jeremy) Ethan, Abigail, Kelsey, Rachel, Rebecca, Andrea, Carley, Jayna, Laura and Shane; two step-grandchildren, Michiel and Holly; two great-granddaughters, Lindsey and Harper.

    Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Friday, October 6, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys. Delaine laid in state after 2:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home where the family received friends from 5:00 until the rosary at 7:00. Memorial contributions may be made to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church or to the St. Marys Manor Bus Fund and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536. Online condolences may be sent to www.piperfuneralhome.com.