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Shirley Lind

Former college financial aid director Shirley L. Lind, 80, of Concordia, died Jan. 23 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City.

A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Concordia Lutheran Church, with burial of cremains to follow at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Zeandale. Visitation with family is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia.

Born Dec. 19, 1936, to Edward and Anna (Knedlik) Molt in Horton, she graduated from Horton High School and attended Washburn University-Stormont Vail School of Nursing.

She married Kendal G. Hower in August 1955; she later married Dale Lind on Feb. 14, 1987, in Concordia.

She was director of financial aid at Cloud County Community College until her retirement in 1998. She was a court-appointed special advocate, and a member of Concordia Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her husband Dale of Concordia; sons Doug Hower of Concordia, Mike Hower of Chesterfield, Missouri, and Steve Hower of Olathe; daughter Patty McCullick of Hays; stepdaughters Lory Hull of Centralia, Washington, Jody Plomer of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and Julie Lind of Rochester, Washington; stepson Doug Lind of Marion; sister Joann Larson of Hiawatha; brother Daryl Molt of Horton; seven grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers Ivan and Arlen Molt.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the Cloud County Community College Foundation or North Central Kansas CASA.

Last modified Feb. 2, 2017