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Isabel Read

October 7, 1917 — June 17, 2019

Isabel Marie Read, age 101, Mound City, Kansas passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019 at The Residencies of Pleasanton. She was born in Linville, Kansas on October 7, 1917 the daughter of Harley Otis and Pearl May Shaffer Johnson. She graduated from Mound City High School in the Class of 1935 and attended Pittburg State Teacher''s College, where she received her Teaching Certificate. She taught for eleven years in Linn County Country Schools. Isabel married Martin Read on April 25, 1948 at the Pleasanton United Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on September 16, 2003. She was a member of the Mound City United Methodist Church, was a 4-H leader for ten years, and loved visiting with family and friends. She was also preceded in death by three brothers; Otis, John and Perry Johnson and a son in law, Terry Heiser. Isabel is survived by a son, Marty Read and wife Beverly; a daughter, Mary Jane Heiser; a sister, Viola Campbell; grandchildren, Will, Naomi, Becky and husband Brandon, Kala and husband Matthew, Meagan and husband Josh, and Rachel and husband Eddie; and great grandchildren; Dalton, Rylee, Eli, Gage, Creed, Pearl May, Silas and Roslyn.

Funeral service will be held 10 am Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Mound City United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Linville Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Thursday at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Online condolences can be left at

Service Details.


When: Thursday, June 20th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel
Address: 319 Chestnut Mound City, KS 66056


When: Friday, June 21st, 2019 10:00am
Location: Mound City United Methodist
Address: 232 Main St Mound City, KS 66056


Location: Linville Cemetery
Address: 13957 CR 1095 Mound City, KS 66056

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