Thelma Bland


SCOTT CITY — Thelma R. Bland, 70, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Citizens Medical Center in Colby.

SCOTT CITY — Thelma R. Bland, 70, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Citizens Medical Center in Colby.

She was born July 30, 1943, in Chase, to Edgar and Ruth Hof Meis.

A resident of Scott City since 1971, Mrs. Bland was a Rural Letter Carrier for the United States Postal Service.

On July 15, 1963, she married Neil J. Bland in Plainville. He survives. Other survivors include four sons, Byron Bland of Ellis, Warren Bland of Scott City, Ryan Bland of Colby, and Randall Bland of Garden City; five sisters, Marietta, Emma Lou, Linda, Rosalea and Cindy; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.

Vigil service will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City. Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be at Scott County Cemetery, Scott City.

Visitation hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City. Condolences may be given at or Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, in care of the funeral home, 401 S. Washington St., Scott City, KS 67871.

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