Hazel Elizabeth Kepner, 89, of Urich, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2009, at Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at Creighton Christian Church in Creighton. Burial will be in Urich Cemetery in Urich. Memorial contributions may be made to Urich Cemetery Association in care of Consalus Funeral Home, 209 S. Second St., Clinton, MO 64735. Condolences may be shared on line at www.consalusfuneralhome.com.
She was born April 28, 1920, in Slater, the daughter of Irvin and Viola (Auer) Shepard.
She is survived by cousins, Opal Shepard and Joyce Harwood, both of Slater; one stepdaughter, Dorothy Lufholm and her husband, Larry, of Blue Springs; one brother-in-law, Floyd Springer of the state of Washington; cousin, Larry Butcher of Slater; several other nieces and nephews; and her longtime caregiver, Anna Mackey.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands, Howard Ellis, Carl Gregg and Lee Kepner; and two sisters, Doris Painter and Dorothy Springer.
Additional information provided per family recompense.