Obituary of Anna Mae Hartley

Anna Mae Hartley, age 77, a former resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas and more recently of Gardner, Kansas, passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020, at the Medicalodge of Gardner.

She was born April 10, 1943, in Moran, Kansas, the daughter of Paul L. Ward and Pauline Edwards Ward.

Ann married Fred Hartley on September 15, 1966, at Ft. Scott.  Ann had worked at the Western Insurance Company as a file clerk from 1961 to 1970.


Ann is survived by her brother, Max Ward, of Durango, Colorado.

Ann’s husband, Fred, preceded her in death on June 17, 2001.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Rollin Ward and a sister, Yvonne Thayer Price.


Private burial will take place at the Moran Cemetery in Moran, Kansas.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, Kansas.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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