Myra Ann Easton, 76, of Seneca, died on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at the Life Care Center of Seneca. Myra was born on December 23, 1934 at the hospital in Axtell, Kansas to Dr. Charles and Vera (Poppe) Crandall.
She graduated from Seneca Public High School in 1952. She married Amos Bernard Ulmer Jr. November 2, 1952, and their son, Michael Ulmer was born April 13, 1954. Their marriage ended 3 years later in divorce. Bernard Ulmer died August 30, 1970.
Myra worked for the telephone company in Topeka, then returned to Seneca, and in 1959 began working at the Nemaha County Coop on Main Street as office manager. She retired in 1973.
Myra married Raymond (Red) Easton November 26, 1971, living in Beattie, KS before moving to their new home in Seneca.
Myra and Red were active in the Couples Bowling League, the Scotch Foursome (Tues.), and local outings to fish with friends. She was a member of Delta Deck and Tuesday bridge clubs, the United Methodist Women, the Hospital Guild, and the Legion Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Vera Crandall (December 16, 1992) and, her husband Red (May 27, 2006)
Myra is survived by her brother George M. Crandall, Wichita, and three nephews; her son, Michael Ulmer of rural Seneca, and four step-children; Douglass Easton, Olathe, KS; Vickie Easton, Leucadia, CA; Steve Easton, Englewood, CO; and Barb Wassenburg, Lincoln, NE; fifteen grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be Saturday, April 23 at 2:00 PM at the Popkess Memorial Chapel in Seneca, KS. A family visitation will one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
Memorials are being left to the Seneca Free Library, Life Care Center of Seneca or the Gideon’s International and may be sent in care of the funeral home.