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Etta Rader

Etta D. Rader, 86, of Durham died July 27 at Salem Home, Hillsboro. Services were Monday at First Baptist Church, Durham. Pastor Curtis Wiens officiated. Burial was in Durham Park Cemetery.

Born March 29, 1925, in Abilene to Harry Ray and Florence (Feik) Rees, she married Alvie Rader on June 5, 1948, in Abilene. He died in 1985. A son, Larry Rader, and a grandson also preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Rader of Durham; two daughters, Doneta Kirschenmann of Ree Heights, S.D., and Diana Hawthorne of Coffeyville; three brothers, Marvin, Loyal, and Milton Rees; four sisters, Alma Sexton, Lila Zimmerman, Edith Sanders, and Avis Bergman; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Contributions to the Etta Rader Memorial Fund may be sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro.

Last modified Aug. 3, 2011