Archive for Wednesday, August 30, 2000

Glen Lederer

August 30, 2000


Memorial services for Glen E. Lederer, 81, Garden City will be at 10 a.m., Friday, at the Ives Chapel Methodist Church, Baldwin City. Mr. Lederer died Monday, Aug. 28, 2000, at the Garden Valley Retirement Village, Garden City.

He was born August 28, 1919 in Baldwin City, the son of Earle and Edith (Newland) Lederer. He grew up in Baldwin and attended Baldwin schools. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1946 during WWII and from 1950 to 1952 during the Korean Conflict. While he was serving during WWII, he received a Bronze Star.

He married Georgia Caskey on November 5, 1942 in Baldwin City. They moved to Garden City in 1948. Mr. Lederer worked for many years at Coast to Coast in Garden City. He later worked as a department manager for Cash and Carry Lumber. He retired in the early 1990s.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia, who died June 5, 1990, his parents and a brother, Arley Lederer.

Survivors include: two sons, L. Kent Lederer, Chicago, and Mark Lederer, American Canyon, Calif.; one daughter, Nancy Carr, Garden City; one brother, John Lederer, Ottawa; three sisters, Thelma Randell, Baldwin City; Doris Blevins, Eudora, and June Pine, Lawrence; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Burial will be in Baldwin City Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bible Christian Church, Garden City, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. 7th, Garden City, KS 67846.

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