Eileen (Meyers) Chesney, 93, of Natoma, Kansas passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 at her sonís home in Stockton, Kansas.
Eileen was born May 9, 1924 in Woodston, Kansas, the daughter of Marcel and Amy (Guthrie) Meyers. She grew up in Woodston and graduated from Woodston High School. She then attended Ft. Hays State University.
Eileen met, fell in love, and was united in marriage to Homer Bruce Chesney on April 6, 1947 in Woodston. This union was blessed with five children: Bruce, Ronald, Earl, Lawrence and Everett. They made their home in the Natoma, Kansas area. Homer preceded her in death on March 19, 2004.
Eileen was a devoted wife and homemaker. She also worked at the Plainville, Osborne and Russell Sale Barns. She was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Plainville. She enjoyed quilting and spending as much time as she could with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Surviving family include her four sons; Ronald M. Chesney, Earl L. Chesney and Lawrence W. Chesney all of Natoma, Kansas and Everett G. Chesney (Fay) of Stockton, Kansas; sister, Donalee Circle of Woodston, Kansas; six grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren and two great-great grandsons.
Eileen was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Bruce Chesney, two brothers, Merlin Meyers and Donald Meyers; and two sisters, Verla Chesney and Reba Meyers.
Celebration of Eileenís Life will be held at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Plainville, Kansas. Burial will follow at the Survey Cemetery south of Woodston, Kansas. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary in Russell with the family present to greet friends from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A Memorial has been established with the United Methodist Church of Plainville and Hospice of Hays Med. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.