Cleda Fern Murray, 88, Pleasanton, Kansas passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 at her home. She was born November 17, 1929 at Pleasanton, Kansas the daughter of Walter and Annabell Ralph Umphenour. Cleda Fern graduated from Pleasanton High School and worked in Lawrence, Kansas during World War II prior to her marriage to Marvin Murray on September 24, 1950. Cleda Fern and Marvin began farming and farmed side by side for the remainder of their years together. She enjoyed gardening, playing piano, sewing and spending time with family and friends. She was a lifelong member of the Pleasanton First Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marvin Murray on December 29, 2013; and her brothers, Edward and Melvin Umphenour. Cleda Fern is survived by her two children, a son Larry Marvin Murray and wife Patty, and a daughter Linda Arnold; three grandchildren: Jason Murray Arnold, Janel Nibert and husband Cory, and Jessica Arnold; and two great grandchildren, Cooper and Jaxson Nibert. Graveside funeral service will be 11 am Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the Pleasanton Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to Linn County Care to Share. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.
Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 11:00am, Pleasanton Cemetery