ULYSSES – Mary Althea (Katie) Teeter, 85, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses.
She was born June 22, 1924, to Perry and Caroline (Inscho) Campbell in Stevens County.
She married Melvin D. Teeter Jan. 20, 1945, in Hugoton.
She graduated from Hugoton High School in 1944. He died Oct. 8, 2002.
She was a farmwife and also worked in the fields. She had also worked at Gish’s, The Hutch and Porter’s Drug Store.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Moscow and Ulysses, the United Methodist Women, a former Grange Member, and a former member of the Moscow School Board.
She enjoyed attending the senior dances, and was active at the Grant County Senior Center and exercise class.
Survivors include four sons, Earl and wife, Lonna, Ulysses, Kenneth and wife, Chloe, Ulysses, Monty and wife, Becky, Johnson, and Darrell and wife, Lanette, Ulysses; honorary son and daughter, Marvin and Pam Meile, Ulysses; four sisters, Hazel Kolb and Verda Sullivan, both of Hugoton, June Lahey, Moscow, and Joy West, Hugoton; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Wade Campbell, John Campbell and Curt Campbell; one sister, Dorothy Thornberry; and one great-grandchild.
o Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in Ulysses with the Rev. Wayne Flanders and the Rev. John Teeter presiding.
Burial will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery.
Friends may call until 8 p.m. today at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses.
Memorials are suggested to the Grant County Senior Center or the First United Methodist Church, both in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.