Nona Gay (Cordes) Newman
Nona Gay (Cordes) Newman, 74, retired Daycare provider, beloved mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, passed away Saturday, August 27, 2011. She was born in Meade, Kansas, to Albert A. Cordes and Irene Elnora (Dunhan) Cordes.
She is survived by her companion, Ron Marcotte; children, Linda (Don) Orvis, Patty (Clint) Schoonover and Donna (Greg) Pollock, all of Wichita; grandchildren, Brock (Tina) Mosier, Tara (Robert Ellis) Mosier, Ariel (Kevin) White, Cyle Schoonover and Rachel Schoonover; great grandchildren, Nona Bravo and Augustine Ellis; sisters, Kathleen Ross of Meade, KS and Mary Arrington of Pittsburgh, PA; sister-in-law, Carol Cordes of Meade, KS; many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her grandson Austin Pollock, great grandson Bryce Mosier, parents Albert & Irene Cordes and brothers Earl Cordes and Larry Cordes.
Funeral Services were held at 10 am, Wednesday, August 31, at Baker Funeral Home, Valley Center. Burial followed the service at Kechi Township Cemetery.
Memorials to Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, Ks 67202 and Kansas Humane Society, 3313 N. Hillside, Wichita, Ks 67219. Baker Funeral Home, Valley Center had charge.