OBITUARY: Luana Isaac

Luana Isaac, 76, longtime Burns resident, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at The Shepherd Center in Cimarron. She was born Jan. 14, 1943, in Deridder, La., to Daniel T. and Lena (Schmidt) Smith.

Luana was a member of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Rural Burns,. She worked as a housekeeper in the El Dorado for many years. She enjoyed keeping busy and enjoyed her life’s work and serving the Lord. Luana also enjoyed reading, singing and spending time with her loving family. She especially looked forward to spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughters, June Huls, Wendell and Carmella Koehn, Rose Forgy, and Kevin and Janarro Jantz; she is also survived by her brothers Jim, Benton and Chester Smith and sister Bertha Koehn, as well as 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Luana was preceded in death by her parents, husband David, and several brothers and sisters.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13, at Eden Mennonite Church in Burns with Minister Roland Koehn presiding. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday with the family receiving friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. A graveside committal service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at Bethany Mennonite Church Cemetery in Rich Hill, Mo., with Minister Gary Schmidt presiding. The casket will be open at the cemetery for 15 minutes prior to the committal, and there will be a gathering in Bethany Church following the committal service.

Memorials are suggested to The Shepherd Center of Cimarron in care of Petersen Funeral Home 215 N. Main Newton, KS 67114.

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