Ann B. McClelland

Services for Ann B. McClelland 76, Lawrence, were at 2 p.m. Friday, March 18, 2011 at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. McClelland died Sunday, March 13, 2011 at her home.

She was born September 27, 1934 in Wea, Kansas, the daughter of Henry O. and Alma Mae York Steinmetz. She graduated from Rosedale High School in 1953.

Mrs. McClelland worked as a quality control manager for the Ford Motor Company and Sewell Plastics. She also was a homemaker and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, quilting, making blankets, watching Nancy Grace on TV, tending to her plants, and taking care of her dogs.

Ann married Melvin “LeRoy” McClelland on Nov. 28, 1977, in Miami, Oklahoma. Ann referred to him as the love of her life. He died March 14, 2010.

She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Rogers, Lawrence; 2 sons, Jim Rogers and wife Laurie, Lawrence, Jake R. Rogers, Jr. and wife Nancy, Saint Marys; 3 stepsons, Eric McClelland and wife Debbie, Lawrence, Allan Sutton and wife Vickie, Ottawa, and Robert Sutton and wife Gloria, Lawrence; 2 step daughters, Paula Falscroft and husband David, Kansas City, and Patricia Gibbons and husband Bob, Lawrence; 3 grandchildren, Emma McClelland, Lawrence, Dustin Rogers, California, and Jimmy Rogers, Centralia; and 1 great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a son.
The family suggests memorials to Heart of America Hospice and the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of the funeral home.

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