Mary K. Shephard, 95, born Dec. 26, 1911, in Harris, Kans., passed away June 12, 2007, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Stanley, in 1999; three sisters; and one brother. Survived by her children, Dorothy (Frank) Jacklovich of Pueblo, Terry (Richard) Taylor of Scottsdale, Ariz., Jackie Smith of Porum, Okla., Stanley (Jean) Shephard, Jr. of Salina, Kans., Jane Gilbreath of Kansas City; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; very special friend, Jeannie Koshak, who was like a daughter to her; numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff at Life Care Center for their care and concern. In lieu of food and flowers, please make donations to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or Alzheimer's Association in Mary's memory through Montgomery & Steward. Graveside service and burial will take place in Richmond, Kans., Saturday, June 30, 2007. Online condolences,

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  1. I was so sorry to hear about Aunt Mary. I remember all the dinners we had at your house in Princeton. She was a special lady and I loved her and Uncle Stanley.(My big uncle that I thought was a giant when I was little) I know how hard it is to loose a Mom, so just know I am thinking of you all and keeping you in my prayers.

  2. Dear Stanley & Jean,
    My deepest condolences to you on the passing of Stanley’s mother.
    She is now in Heaven with my son, watching over you from above.
    Best Wishes,

  3. So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother, but know you are thankful for her life and the memories of her and with her. May the peace of God be with you and your family.

  4. Mary I will miss you greatly. You were the very best mother-in-law I could have ever wished to have. I will never forget the first time you took me shopping in Kansas City and told me I needed to wear a larger size jeans as we could never find any small enough!!! Mary I grew to a MUCH larger size just for YOU. Lots of love till I see you in heaven.

  5. Our prayers are with the Family, Aunt Mary and Uncle Stanley’s was always a fun place to visit.

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