MONTEZUMA - Mary L. McCalmont died Dec. 5, 2020 in Montezuma, KS. Mary was born Nov. 19, 1927, in Great Bend, KS. She grew up on a farm in Gray County, KS, southwest of Montezuma. She attended high school in Montezuma where she met Lynn. After high school, she attended Colorado Women’s College, earning an Associate’s Degree in Education. Returning to Gray County from college, Mary taught at Mertilla, the one room school north of Meade, KS. Following her marriage to Lynn, the couple entered the grocery business in Fowler, KS.
She is survived by her five children, Jack, Scott, Lynnda, Andrew, and Alex; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lynn Krueger McCalmont; their infant son Mathew; her parents, Clayton and Lucille Robertson; and her siblings, Eva and Richard.
A memorial service in Montezuma, KS, is being considered for early June, where her cremains will rest eternally near Lynn and their infant son. Arrangements have been entrusted to Swaim Funeral Home, Montezuma, KS. For online condolences, log on to www.swaimfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, Mary would be thrilled to have a small donation sent to the Stauth Memorial Museum at 111 N Aztec St, Montezuma, KS, 67867.
Posted online on December 11, 2020