Mary Krise, 73, a Northland resident of Kansas City, MO passed away Friday, March 14, 2014. Mary was born May 10, 1940 to Vern R. and Velma J. (Delong) Cummins in Pinkstaff, IL.
Mary was a devoted wife and loving mother who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was proud of her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed walking, sunrises, sunsets and sunbathing. Mary loved life and made everything fun. Mary was a member of St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.
She retired from Blackwell Sanders, et.al. as a Hospitality Manager; over 20 years of dedicated service. During retirement Mary enjoyed antiquing with soul mate, Larry.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Wilbur Cummins; a step-son, Aaron Burrichter; a step-grandchild, Kelsey Thomas. Survived by husband, Larry Burrichter of Kansas City, MO; children: Susan J. Fahr (Bill) of Springhill, KS; Gary D. Hamilton (Karen) of Ft. Worth, TX; Becky J. Walker (Eric) of Kansas City, MO; step-daughter Andrea L. Thomas of Kansas City, MO; 11 grandchildren: Brandy, Brady, TJ, Brooke, Johnny, Matthew, Nina, Mary, Richard, Matt, Allyson; 18 great-grandchildren: Jacob, Ethan, Breeanna, Colton, Carson, Camryn, Aubree, Quentin, MaLeah, Krysta, Rhian, Indie, Atlas, Jace, Reid, Cade, Trinity, Harley; siblings: Willard Cummins (Karen) of Lawrenceville, IL; Grace Calvert (Tom) of Lawrenceville, IL; Barney Cummins (Judy) of Abingdon, IL.
The family will receive friends from 5-6 p.m., Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Riverside, MO. A Celebration of Mary’s life will immediately follow at 6 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Hospice and may be left in care of the funeral home. Memories of Mary and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting meyersfuneralchapel.com.