Edith I. Delaney

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Edith I. Delaney age 76 has earned her wings when she passed on December 1, 2020, at 4:00 PM.  Edith was born in Lawton Oklahoma on January 18th, 1944, at the age of 6 the family moved to Augusta Kansas where she met the love of her life Roger Delaney.  They married on October 6, 1961, and settled in Kansas City, Kansas where she lived until her passing. 

Edith and Roger loved their 2 boys (David and Michael), as well as their 3 grandchildren (Jordan, Logan, Landon), and attended all their events whether it was sports or outside activities with a passion cheering them on loudly. Edith was best known for her sayings like “Keep your eye on the ball Hun”, or “That sure looked like a strike to me”, usually leading all the parent’s cheers.  Edith and Roger become a mainstay at all the grandkid’s events and rarely missed any game or event.  Edith loved fishing and shooting black powder guns, collecting Cherished Teddy’s as well as keeping her backyard immaculately groomed.  Edith was a cancer survivor and enjoyed being a homemaker while working part-time at Velvet Creme Popcorn during the holiday season.  When she was not outside working in the backyard, she enjoyed watching her soap operas and doing crossword puzzles from the TV Guide.

Edith is survived by her husband Roger Delaney, her boys David (Anne) Delaney and Michael (Heather) Delaney and her Grandkids Jordan/Logan/Landon Delaney, her brother William (Mary) Pearce, Brother-in-laws Gerald (Barbara) Delaney and Gordon (Carol) Delaney and many nieces and nephews. She was proceeded in death by her parents Henry and Mary Pearce, her sisters Geraldine (Raymond) Lee and Mary (Donald) McQuiston, and her younger brother Bobby Pearce.

Service

There will be a private ceremony with family and a Celebration of Life at a later time due to Covid.

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