Mrs. Grace A. Schierling, 93, of Inman, passed away at 3:35 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, peacefully at Pleasant View Home, Inman.
INMAN — Mrs. Grace A. Schierling, 93, of Inman, passed away at 3:35 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, peacefully at Pleasant View Home, Inman. Grace was born on Oct. 18, 1918, in Kanopolis, the daughter of Walter and Ellen Mae (Clements) Gay. Grace attended schools in Kanopolis, Grove, Okla. and Salina. Grace was a member of Inman Mennonite Church. Grace was a homemaker, and she clerked in several stores in Salina and did housework for others. Grace A. Gay was united in marriage to Aaron Schierling on June 8, 1942, at Mesa, Ariz.. He died on Nov. 13, 1994. Surviving family members include her brother Clyde Gay of Salina; her sister-in-law Letia Mae Gay of Andover; other relatives and a host of friends. Grace was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Aaron, three daughters, Brenda Lee, Anita Louise, and Carol Asher; three sisters, Olive Klesi, Myrtle Burson, and Viola Bishop; five brothers, Nathan, Olen, Clarence, Austin and Claude Gay. Friends are invited to call at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Pleasant View Chapel, Inman. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1 at Pleasant View Home Chapel, Inman, with Pastor Eric Buller officiating. The final resting place will be in the North Inman Cemetery, Inman. Memorial contributions may be given to Pleasant View Home, and they can be sent in care of the Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home; 222 W. Eucild St.; McPherson, KS 67460.