Mary Lynne Redman
Ft. Calhoun, NE: Mary Lynne Redman, 87, Ft. Calhoun, NE passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2023,
at a Fremont, NE nursing home.
She was born on January 28, 1936, in rural Gentry County, Missouri the daughter of Noah
and Mable (Shoemaker) Hise.
On December 5, 1964, she married Roy Redman, Jr (Gray Beard). He preceded her in death in
Mary Lynne worked at Stetson Hat until she retired. She then went to work part time at
Donna's Drapery Shop. She was an avid quilter. She loved making quilts and crocheting for all
her children, especially her grandchildren! She even entered and won a few contests with her
quilts. She would also donate her quilts to Living History Days to raffle off. She loved making
candy at Christmas time. She also liked to be in her garden, canning, tending her flowers, bird
watching, and feeding the squirrels. She was a BIG Chiefs and Royals fan. She was a Husker fan
later, but she really loved the Chiefs! Mary Lynne volunteered at and was a lifetime member at
the Hammer Memorial United Methodist Church in King City. Mary Lynne also volunteered at
the Thrift Store in King City.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings, Iris
Dene and Dora Lee and stillborn twin brothers.
Mary Lynne is survived by her daughters; Nancy (Tony) Stasiak, Kansas City, MO, Nova
(Larry) Cottle, Ft. Calhoun, NE, niece; Valarie (Wayne) Rees, Auburn, KS, nine grandchildren and
six great grandchildren with two on the way.
Memorial Graveside Services and Inurnment will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 22 in
King City Cemetery, King City, MO under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home, King City,
MO. Online condolences may be left at