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Maudie Isley - May 28, 2009


Maudie Smith Isley, 87, died May 24, 2009.
She was born to Seldon and Mary Smith of rural Champion on Feb. 11, 1922. She joined siblings Jack, Hazel and Stanley. Several years later, Francis was a new adopted sister.
Maudie went to country school, often riding on horseback. She went to Champion High School and then to Imperial where she graduated from Chase County High School with the Class of 1940.
That same summer, she married Willard Yost. In years to come, their children were Stanley, Bonnie Jo (deceased) and Sylvia.
Her favorite years were those spending time with her eight grandchildren. She especially enjoyed board games and picnics.
She lived in various places, but moved to Lincoln in 2005 to be closer to her family. She spent the past year at Tabitha Health Care where she was given wonderful care and love until her final day, May 24, 2009.
Survivors include Stan and Pat Yost and Sylvia Buffington and eight grandchildren and spouses and 19 great grandchildren.
A family memorial service will be held at the Tabitha Chapel.
Condolences may be left at www.bmlfh.com
Arrangements by Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home.