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Eileen M. Laird

Monday, September 20, 2010

Aug. 1, 1920--Aug. 30, 2010

OBERLIN, Kansas -- Eileen M. Laird, 90, died Aug. 30, 2010, in Oberlin.

She was born Aug. 1, 1920, on a farm in the Harlan Township of Decatur County, Kansas to Mildred Belle (Vernon) and Earl Landau. She was raised on the family farm and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1938.

She married Earl Laird on May 18, 1940. She worked as a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and two siblings, Vernon Landau and Virginia Emerson.

She is survived by her sons, Dr. Larry Laird of Columbia, Pennsylvania and Micheal and wife, Luanne Laird of Celina, Texas; brother-in-law, Lloyd Emerson of Oberlin; two grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

Funeral services are Saturday, Sept. 25, 2:30 p.m., in the Bohemian Hall at the Last Indian Raid Museum in Oberlin with Dr. Larry Laird officiating.

There is no visitation.

Memorials can be left to the Oberlin Library.

Condolences can be left online at www.paulsfh.com.

Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of the arrangements.