Mary Ellen (Bogart) Thacker

Mary Ellen (Bogart) Thacker, 94, Russell, formerly of Luray, died Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Main Street Manor, Russell.

She was born Aug. 6, 1926, in Oakley to Milbis Lawrence and Lola Alice (Anspach) Bogart.  She graduated from Sheridan Community High School in Hoxie and attended Kansas State Teachers College (Ft. Hays State University) to earn her teaching license.

She married Hayes Price Thacker on Dec. 19, 1944, in Hoxie. He preceded her in death. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Thomas, Topeka and Kathy Cook, Bunker Hill; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell; burial in Bunker Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday with family present from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to Luray United Methodist Church or Luray Senior Center, in care of the mortuary.

Posted online on March 03, 2021