Lifelong Goodland, Kansas resident Deana Lynn Amack Stasser, 74, died April 16, 2013, at Good Samaritan Society—Sherman County in Goodland.
She was born January 9, 1939, in Bird City, the daughter of Ruby Helen Waits. She graduated from Sherman Community High School in Goodland with the class of 1956.
On November 22, 1955, she and Bernard Ray “Bernie” Amack were married at Goodland. He preceded her in death on January 12, 1999. On January 8, 2005, she and M. Merle Stasser were married at Goodland. He preceded her in death on June 11, 2011.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, and pitch league.
Preceding her in death were her husbands Bernie Amack and Merle Stasser; her parents; sister Dorothy Jackson; son Merlyn Stasser; grandsons Anthony Amack and Mike Stasser.
Surviving family includes sons Ron Amack of Goodland; Gaylord Stasser and his wife Bonnie of Goodland; Alvin Stasser of Phoenix, Arizona; daughter -in-law Arlea Carmack and her husband Neil of Centerville, Utah; eight grandchildren Amy Amack, Adam Amack and his wife Brandilyn, Justin Stasser and his wife Dawn, Heather Bowman and her husband Ryan, Lee Stasser, Chenoa McLain and her husband Matt, Daniel Oikarinen, Chris Stasser; twelve great-grandchildren; and brother Brad Hughes of Denver, Colorado; and sister Shirley of Hershberger of Denver, Colorado.
Friends may share their respects on Tuesday, April 23, from 3:00 until 6:00 PM MT, at Koons Chapel in Goodland.
The funeral will be Wednesday, April 24, at 11:00 AM MT, at Koons Chapel, with Reverend Shelly Petz officiating. Private inurnment will be in the Goodland Cemetery.
Memorials may be designated to the Deana Amack Stasser Memorial, and may be left at or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland, KS 67735-1555. Online condolences and guest register: www.koonsfuneralhome.com