Obituary-Mary Elizabeth Damman

Mary Elizabeth Damman, 83 died August 24, 2022 in Linn, KS.  She was born on December 11, 1938 in Garnett, Kansas the daughter of Ora and Ida Cunningham.  Mary grew up in the Lane community and was a Class of 1956 graduate of Lane High School.  She married Thurl Damman on September 19, 1959.  Mary Worked as a Secretary at the White House during the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations.  They farmed in the Palmer community when they returned to Kansas.   Mary also worked as a waitress at the Linn American Legion, as a CNA at the nursing home and as a bookkeeper for many businesses.  Thurl preceded her in death on July 7, 2000.  In her free time, Mary enjoyed gardening in her strawberry patch, quilting and playing games with her grandchildren.  She was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church.  Mary was also preceded in death by her parents, 5 sisters and 4 brothers.


Son: Mike and wife Gerra Damman

Daughter: Kim and husband Robert Helms

Son: Troy and wife Monica Damman

Son: Shawn and wife Amy Damman

Daughter: LaNae and husband Justin Jackson

Daughter: Yvette and husband Alan Duensing

Sister: Viola Mae Ralston

34 Grandchildren and 34 Great-grandchildren

Funeral Services: 10:00AM Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Clay Center, KS

Minister: Rev. Brad Mann

Burial: St Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Palmer, Kansas

Visitation: 9AM until service time August 30, 2022from at the church

Memorials:  Mary Damman memorial fund c/o the funeral home

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