Iola- Mary Berdean (Storey) Medcalf, age 94, homemaker, RN, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, passed away Friday, September 4, 2020. Private Family Services.
Mary was born on Thursday, October 8, 1925 in Emporia, Kansas, to her parents John Wallace Storey and Clara Esther (Clements) Storey. She was united in marriage to Charles William "Chuck" Medcalf on January 23, 1949 in Topeka, Kansas. He preceded her in death in December 2011.
Preceded by husband, Charles “Chuck” Medcalf; parents, John and Clara (Clements) Storey; sons, Robert, Scott, and William Medcalf; brothers, Robert, and James Storey; sister, Betty Knight; great-grandson, Alaric Womack. Survivors: daughter, Nancy (Kent) Wilkens of Clearwater, KS; sisters, Virginia Ross of Sandpoint, ID, Esther Glaze and Karol Ray, both of Topeka, KS; grandchildren, Amanda (Jason) Womack, Katie (Scott) Pucket, Emily (Jona) Okoth, Taylor (Kyle) Schulte, Charley Wilkens, and Joshua Medcalf; great-grandchildren, Conall Womack, Ian, Cora, and Penelope Pucket, Ellie Okoth, and Benjamin Schulte.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials: Mary Berdean Storey Medcalf Nursing Scholarship Endowment (Scholarship 427), 1500 SW Tenth Ave, Topeka, KS 66604 (established with Stormont-Vail Foundation for students currently enrolled in a nursing school affiliated with Stormont Vail Healthcare)
OR Knockout ALD, Inc. (Funding Adrenoleukodystrophy research), 1551 Timberlake Manor Pkwy, Chesterfield, MO 63017.
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Mary Berdean Storey Medcalf Nursing Scholarship Endowment (Scholarship #427)
1500 SW Tenth Ave, Topeka KS 66604
1551 Timberlake Manor Pkwy, Chesterfield MO 63017