Miss Hazel Leta Mary Koger, 97, of McPherson, entered eternal rest at 6:10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, peacefully at McPherson Care Center in McPherson.


Miss Hazel Leta Mary Koger, 97, of McPherson, entered eternal rest at 6:10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, peacefully at McPherson Care Center in McPherson.
Miss Koger was born on July 12, 1914, in Tyro, the daughter of Anderson and Vivvie C. (Gunsaulis) Koger.
Hazel attended the Tyro country schools and graduated in 1934 from Coffeyville High School in Coffeyville.
Hazel was a former member of First Baptist Church in McPherson.
Hazel worked for McPherson Laundry and Dry Cleaners for many years and was a sales representative for Kay and L Draperies for 18 years until her retirement in 1992.
Hazel was a former member and past president of the Soroptimist Club and of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2715 Ladies Auxiliary, both of McPherson.
Surviving family members include her nieces and nephews, Charles Koger of Neodesha, James Horn of Charlotte, N.C.; Janis Binder of Rose Hill; and Leta Strouse of Topeka; and many great-nieces and nephews.
Hazel was preceded in death by her parents; her siblings, Murrill Koger, Leonard Melvin Koger, Clarence Koger, Elmo Koger, and Minnie Horn; and recently her brother-in-law, Audean Horn.
Friends are invited to call from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, with family present from 5 to 7 p.m. at Glidden-Ediger Chapel, in McPherson.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McPherson Cemetery in McPherson, with Pastor Les Cantrell officiating.  
The family requests donations to First Baptist Church or McPherson Care Center, and they can be sent in care of the Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home; 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, KS 67460.