Mary LaRue


February 26, 2015 - 12:00 AM

Mary Louella LaRue, 70, rural Bronson, died early Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at her home.
She was born Dec. 20, 1944, in San Diego, Calif., the daughter of John Esch and Louella Lunceford Esch. She married Edward LaRue on May 4, 1968, in Pittsburg. 
Mary attended the Catholic church and enjoyed flower gardening.
Survivors include her husband, Ed, and three children, Jeff LaRue and Steph, Bronson, Jennifer LaRue and Rusty, Oldfield, Mo., and Jason LaRue and Heather, Bronson. Also surviving are two children whom she raised, Teresa Zimmerman and Paul, Valley Center, and Tina Gossett and Dave, St. Mary’s, Ohio; a sister, Sally Saar and David, Carrollton, Texas; a brother, Vince Esch, Texas; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Steve Esch.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Cheney Witt Bronson Chapel. Burial will follow in the Bronson Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Bronson Chapel, 501 Pine, P.O. Box 93, Bronson, KS 66716.

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