Georgia A. Scadden, 94, of Winfield, passed away Tuesday morning, May 28, 2019, at the Kansas Veterans Home.
Private family burial will take place at a later date in Colorado. Miles Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
A memorial has been established in Georgia's name for Trinity Lutheran Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at www.milesfuneralservice.com.
Georgia was born Jan. 14, 1925, to Richard and Margaret Livesay of Redding, Iowa. She was raised and educated in southwest Iowa, graduating from Maloy High School in Maloy, Iowa, followed by Gard Business School in St. Joseph, Mo.
She married Eardley D. Scadden in 1949 in Kansas City, Mo. While traveling to California for their honeymoon, the couple spent some time in Colorado Springs and Denver and decided to make Denver their home. While in Colorado, Georgia enjoyed being a homemaker, quilting, cooking, baking and tending her flower gardens. She also worked as a bookkeeper for many years, retiring from the Samsonite Luggage Company. The couple moved to Ashland in 2002 to be near family. While in Ashland, Georgia volunteered many hours at the Tabitha House Community Store. Georgia and Eardley moved to Winfield with their daughter in 2014. Georgia and Eardley celebrated 69 years of marriage and were members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Winfield.
In addition to her parents, Georgia was preceded in death by three brothers, Lee Livesay, Sherman Livesay and Richard Livesay; five sisters, Laura Miller, Ethel Balderston, Madge Hanson, Gwen Kennedy and Margaret Rose Miller; and a great-granddaughter, Lyra Regier.
Her family includes her husband, Eardley Scadden, of Winfield; sons, Kurt D. Scadden and wife, Enid, of Dodge City, and Lee E. Scadden, of Ashland; daughter, Vicky Sprengeler and husband, Howard, of Winfield; her grandchildren, Rachel Knowles and husband, Daniel, of Minneola, and Patrick Scadden, of DeKalb, Ill.; and her great-grandchildren, Simon Regier and Elizabeth Scadden.