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Ina May Goldsmith

December 1, 1944 ~ August 10, 2018 (age 73)

Ina May Goldsmith, 73 of Americus, Kansas passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 at Newman Regional Health.

Ina was born in Herington, KS, on the family farm and the only child of Walter Dale and Alberta Maxine (Lee) Burns.  She married David Goldsmith on June 4, 1961 in Wilsey. They made their home in Americus, where they raised their two children, David and Jennifer.

She worked at various jewelry stores over the years in Emporia, while being a homemaker. She attended the First Church of the Nazarene.  Ina enjoyed reading and never missed an event of her children or grandchildren’s. Ina loved her family and cherished the time spent with them.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband David on June 4, 2017.Ina is survived by her son, David Goldsmith II, of Americus, daughter, Jennifer Esslinger, of Emporia; granddaughter, Morgan Esslinger and grandson David Goldsmith III.

At Ina’s request, she was cremated.  A visitation for family and friends will be at Zeiner Funeral Home, 137 N Union, Council Grove, KS, Monday, August 20th, from 6:00 – 7:30 PM.  Memorial service will be at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, August 21st, also at Zeiner Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Emporia Public Library, which will be designated to the children’s department. Contributions may be sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, PO box 273, Council Grove, KS 66846.                          

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