First United Methodist Church
5510 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
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Mary Lucile Schraeder

1926 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Mary Lucile Schraeder Obituary
Schraeder, Mary Lucile Canfield
89 of Phoenix, AZ, passed away on Feb, 13, 2016. Mary is survived by her husband, Cecil; her sister, Ruthe, of Alexandria, VA; and her many beloved nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, and four brothers. Mary was born on November 3, 1926 in Wilson, Kansas to parents Rev. Lynn Monroe Canfield and Nellie Katherine Carr ("Jo") Canfield. She graduated from Kansas Wesleyan College with a degree in Education in 1949. She taught Elementary and Junior High School in Jetmore and Hutchinson, KS and taught the second grade at Alta Vista Elementary School in Phoenix, AZ . Mary completed a Master's Degree in Education (Reading Specialization) at Arizona State University. Mary then began work at Alta Vista as a Reading Specialist for all grades. She taught there for many years, earning Teacher of the Year at least once, and "teacher of a lifetime" always in the hearts of her students. A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 5510 North Central Ave. at 3 p.m., Thursday, February 18, 2016. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church. The family invites you to visit www.hansenmortuary.com to view photos and share your thoughts about Mary.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Feb. 16, 2016
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