Anita Louise Neer, age 78 of Coffeyville, KS passed away September 7, 2015 at Coffeyville Regional Hospital.
Anita was born on October 19, 1936 to George and Alice (Goodman) Robison in Parsons, KS. Anita attended and graduated from Labette County High School. It was during school she met the love of her life, Leroy Neer. The couple was united in marriage on June 6, 1954 at the Parsons First Baptist Church. Shortly after marriage the couple moved to rural Coffeyville to help with Leroy's family farm after his father's death. They were blessed with four children, losing one in infancy. Anita worked at the Condon National Bank and then in 1969 she was employed as the first bookkeeper for the Rural Water District #6 retiring after 29 years of devoted service. Anita was a member of the Angola United Methodist Church for the past 59 years and a member of the United Methodist Women. She enjoyed gardening and canning her bounty. She always looked forward to hearing about and attending her grandchildren's activities and was always there to support them. Anita was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Above all she was a devoted and loving caregiver, always putting others first.
Left behind to honor Anita's memory are her husband Leroy, children; Mike Neer and his wife, Susan of Edna, Marty Neer of Coffeyville, and Sandy Manners and her husband, Galen of Parsons, grandchildren; Monica Price and her husband Shon, Christine Robinson and her husband Luke, Levi Manners, and Lane Manners. She was preceded in death by her parents and infant son, Mitchell Wayne Neer.
Funeral services will be held on September 11, 2015 at 10:00am at the Angola United Methodist Church with Pastor Ruth Reazin officiating, under the direction of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel. Interment will follow at the Richland Cemetery. Friends are invited to sign the register at Ford Wulf Bruns Chapel on Thursday September 10, 2015 from 11:00am to 8:00pm with family receiving friends from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Memorials are suggested to the Angola United Methodist Church. To leave the family a message of condolence please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com.