Edna Eileen (Logan) Straub, 74, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at her home with her family by her side.
Eileen was born July 3, 1944 in Great Bend, Kansas. She was one of three children born to Harold DeLos and Edna I. (Craig) Logan. Eileen grew up and attended schools in Claflin, Kansas.
Eileen was united in marriage to Harold Lewis Straub on February 24, 1960, in Holyrood, Kansas. This union was blessed with four sons; Rick, DeLos, Clint and Evan. They made their home in Walker, Kansas until 2009, when they moved to Russell. Harold preceded her in death on August 12, 2017.
Eileen was a CNA in Home Health Care. She worked at St. John’s Nursing Home in Victoria, Kansas and for many individuals for many years. She also worked at Wal Mart for over 20 years. She was a member of the Claflin United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star Chapter #226 in Great Bend. She enjoyed reading, playing computer games, was a huge Elvis fan, collecting dolls, genealogy, doing word searches and puzzles. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Eileen is survived by four sons, Rick Straub (Margie) of Walker, Kansas, DeLos Straub (Camille) of Salina, Kansas, Clint Straub (Staci) and Evan Straub both of Russell, Kansas; brother, Leslie Logan (Barbara) of Lyons, Kansas; sister, Janet Nily of Great Bend, Kansas; ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Eileen was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harold, infant son, and two grandchildren.
Celebration of Eileen’s Life will be held at 10:30 AM, Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell. Burial of Ashes will follow at the Olmitz Cemetery in Olmitz, Kansas. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary with the family present to greet friends from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Memorials have been established with American Cancer Society or Russell County Food Pantry. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.