Mary Ann Ryder, age 89 of Elkhorn, passed away peacefully Nov. 20, 2022. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 26 at 10 a.m., at Campbell Aman Funeral Home in Blair. Graveside services will follow in the Blair Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 25 with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Campbell Aman Funeral Home.
Mary Ann was born Dec. 1, 1932, in Blair, the daughter of Freeman and Eulalia Loftis. She grew up on a farm with her two brothers and graduated from Blair High School. Mary Ann was united in marriage to Dean Price and the couple were blessed with five sons. She later married Bill Ryder and they were together until his death in 2002. Following Bill’s passing, Mary Ann spent over 15 years with her special friend Ed Gable, until he passed in 2021. Mary Ann adored her two cats, Buttercup and Daisy. She also enjoyed playing cards at various locations with her many friends.
Mary Ann is survived by her sons; Terry (Deb) Price, Greg Price, Ron Price, and Gary (Lisa) Price; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Bev Loftis; along with extended family and friends; and her adored cats Buttercup and Daisy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Bill Ryder; special friend Ed Gable; son Randy Price; brothers; Howard (Lela) Loftis and Lyle Loftis.
Memorial may be directed to the Nebraska Humane Society.