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Elner Langston

August 16, 1927 — January 4, 2017

Elner Mae Langston born August 16, 1927, died January 4, 2017 in Belleville, at 89 years old.  One of three daughters born to Arvid and Helena (Olson) Larson, Elner grew up on the family farm outside of Courtland.  As a child, she attended Center school and graduated from Courtland High School.  She then attended Brown Mackie Business School in Salina.  On April 29, 1951, she married Lawrence W. Langston at Ada Lutheran Church in Kackley.  Elner was a dedicated military wife and awesome mom of seven kids.  She will be forever remembered by son Paul Langston (Shannon), Kackley, son Jim Langston, Wichita, daughter Edie Johnson (Ray), Cimarron, daughter Barbara Langston (Fred Hurlbutt), Courtland, daughter-in-law Carla Langston, Courtland, nephew Perry Crowell, Salina,  and sister-in-law Evelyn Langston, Dunn, NC.  Elner is also survived by 7 grandchildren: Shane (Hannah) Langston, Seth Langston, Dani (Troy) Isaacson, Andy (Megan) Chase, Megan (Brad) Morford, Scott (Brittany) Johnson, and Laura Johnson, 11 great-grandchildren: Kinzey, Khloe, Warren Langston, Payton, Tory, Tarryn Isaacson, Kye and Kendra Chase, Molly, Logan, Jackson Morford, and a great nephew Cody Crowell.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lawrence; children John, Alice and Matthew Langston; and sisters Faye Larson and Evelyn Crowell.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, January 7, 2017 Ada Lutheran Church in Kackley, Kansas with the Reverend Thomas Kamprath officiating. Inurnment will be in the Ada Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials made in Elner’s honor will be designated later by the family according to the wishes of Elner. Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville, Kansas assisted the family with these arrangements.

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