Ida May Curran, 88, Savannah, MO; passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at LaVerna Village, surrounded by her loving family.
Ida May was born on March 30, 1925 in St. Joseph, MO; to Christian and Lola (Davis) Lash. She also lived in Agency, where she graduated high
school. She then made her home in Fillmore and later in life left the farm to move to Savannah.
Ida May married Francis Curran on August 5, 1944, and together they raised their 6 children. He preceded her in death in 1996, she was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Wanda Powell.
Mrs. Curran was employed as a telephone operator in Agency and Savannah for many years and worked various other jobs throughout her life. Ida May was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Altar Society and volunteered at Hands of Hope Hospice. Her hobbies included playing cards at the Andrew County Senior Center, reading, shopping, sewing and was an excellent cook. Ida May always enjoyed her friends and family, especially her Pizza Hut Bunch and her Sunday night family get-togethers.
Survivors include her children: Mary Miller, Avenue City; Paul (Bev) Curran, Fillmore; Ed (Vickie) Curran, Fillmore; Stephen (Becky) Curran, Savannah; Richard (Sherri) Curran, Avenue City and Jim (Lisa) Curran, Fillmore; 10 grandchildren, Greg miller, Tim Curran, Jennifer Lassen, John, Jeff and Matthew Curran, Christopher Curran, Thomas, Joe and Jacob Curran; 14 grandchildren; sister, Helen Smith, Dearborn; brother, Howard Lash, St. Joseph and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 AM Wednesday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be held after 2:00 PM Tuesday at the Heaton-Bowman-Smith Savannah Chapel, where the family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM, followed by a Rosary at 7:00 PM.
The family has requested memorial donations to LaVerna Village or Hands of Hope Hospice.