Carol Ensminger, 85, Emporia, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014, at Newman Regional Health.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, Emporia, conducted by Mr. Charles Bradbury, First United Methodist Church. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. at the Moran Cemetery, Moran, conducted by Pastor Lloyd Houk. The family will receive friends an hour before the services at the funeral home.
Carol Ensminger was born in LaHarpe on April 26, 1929, the daughter of Amos H. and Mildred F. (Grove) Remsberg. She married George W. Ensminger in LaHarpe on May 24, 1947. He died Sept. 9, 2012.
Carol is survived by her son, John Ensminger, Emporia; daughters, Linda Ensminger, Fredonia, and Cheryl Protheroe, Emporia; grandchildren, Brian, Stephen and Marc Protheroe, Meagan Ensminger, Carrie Hicks and Lily Ensminger; and great-grandchildren, Lucy and Gavin Hicks.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George, sister, Barbara McCrary, and her parents.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Emporia. She had been employed as a secretary.
A memorial has been established with the church, with contributions sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box No. 175, Emporia, KS 66801.
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