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Mrs. Mary Louise Pickerill, (formerly Murdock, Schneider), 75, died at UC Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado with her husband and daughter at her side. She was a patient there since receiving her lung transplant in early 2013 following a diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. A funeral was in November of 2019 at the Elizabeth United Methodist Church, where Mary was a member. A memorial service for friends and family in Kansas with interment of ashes will be 3 p.m. Saturday, June 5, 2019, in McCune, Kansas, Cemetery with food following at the McCune community center. An RSVP at 913.775.2588 if you plan to attend would be appreciated. If anybody wishes to donate in honor of Mary, please donate to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org en lieu of flowers. As Mary’s life was prolonged by a lung transplant, she was also an organ donor at the time of her death. Mary was living in Elizabeth, Colorado, at the time of her death. Previously she lived in Horton, Topeka, Ottawa, and Pittsburg among other towns in Kansas. Mary is survived by her husband of 24 years, Paul Pickerill, two children, her son Dalen Schneider, (Tara), of Kansas; daughter Liesl Schneider (Randall Mendoza), of Colorado; grandchildren Perry Watson and Tagan Sheppard, of Colorado; Dalen and Tara’s children, Chelsey, (Kelvin)Wildeman, and Aleksander Herring, and their granddaughter, Elizabeth Wildeman; and Paul’s children, Brad Pickerill and Lorri Meng (George), their children Chloe, Ian, and Max, and their grandchildren Alexandria, and Jayden, of Nebraska; […]