Elizabeth Rader

April 3, 1934 – November 5, 2021

Elizabeth Rader, 87, of Mitchell, passed away Friday, November 5, 2021, at her home.

Born April 3, 1934, in Arcadia, Kansas, she was the daughter of Richard B. and Anna Mae (Bennett) Foster.  She married Wallace Kruse Rader on February 15, 1957.

Liz retired from J. C. Penney Company.  She graduated from Pittsburg High School in 1952, was baptized in 1958 at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsburg, Kansas, and is a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Bedford.  She enjoyed traveling with her husband and always made friends wherever she was.

Survivors include her husband, Wallace Rader of Mitchel; children, Mark (Louann) Rader of Mitchell and Janet (Greg) Phillips of Orleans; grandchildren,  Sarah (Derek) Rollins, Kyle (Charlsie) Rader, Trevor (Samantha) Phillips, Chad (fianceé, Brittany) Phillips, and Jarrett Phillips; five great-grandchildren; siblings, Hellen Murphy of  Girard, Kansas and Richard Foster of Pittsburg, Kansas

Her parents, five brothers, and two sisters preceded her in death.

The funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 10, at Calvary Lutheran Church with Pastor Gary W. Zakian officiating.  The burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the church.

Memorial gifts can be made in Liz’s memory to Calvary Lutheran Church & Preschool.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com