Rachel M. (Sager) Douglas, age 74, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Cloud County Health Center, Concordia, surrounded by her family. Rachel was born in Vining, Kan. to Loyd and Cordelia (Bouley) Sager on May 23, 1938. She married Robert Douglas, May 26, 1956. One of Rachel’s greatest loves was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
 Survivors include her husband Robert of Clyde, Kan.; sons, Darrell & wife Maria, Wichita & Bradley & partner Michael Jacobs, Kansas City, Mo.; daughter Shirley Slansky & husband Brian, Hastings, Neb.;6 grandchildren & 5 gr.-grandchildren.
 She is preceded by her parents; a brother; a sister; son Brian; grandson Jeremy; gr-grandson Christian & nephew Loch.
 The family selected cremation. Memorial graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 19 at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Clyde with the Rev. Anita Strommen officiating. There will be no visitation.The family suggest memorials to Meadowlark Hospice or Breast Cancer Awareness in care of Chaput Mortuary, 310 Washington,  Clyde, KS 66938. Online condolences at www.chaputbuoy.com.




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