Mary Ruth Alvarez, 91, of Louisburg, Kansas, passed away on April 14,2013. Mary was born in Jerseyville, Illinois, on March 19, 1922, to Charlotte Ruth and William Michael Schermerhorn. Mary lived with her late husband and their children
at Fort Leonard Wood,Missouri, Berlin, Germany, and Junction City, Kansas, before moving to Louisburg, Kansas.
In Junction City, Mary operated a children's day care and a laundromat. Mary was an avid reader and a talented knitter.
Left to mourn her passing are her son Fernando (Nando) M. Alvarez,granddaughter Gina Alvarez, grandsons Christopher King and Thomas (T.J.) Alvarez, great-grandson Kevin Smith II and many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Trinidad T. Alvarez,son Thomas R. Alvarez, sisters Marjorie Somers and Martha Adams, and
brother William Schermerhorn. Condolences may be offered at www.mcgilley-frye.com