Welcome to the memorial page for

Alberta B. (Kling) Harding

July 24, 1927 ~ May 8, 2017 (age 89)

Lifelong Goodland, Kansas resident, Alberta Bessie Harding, 89, passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Center-Sherman County in Goodland, KS.

Alberta was born on July 24, 1927 on the homestead in Sherman County to John Robert and Evelyn Bessie (Kolsky) Kling.  She was one of three children.  She attended school up through the 11th grade in Edson. 

On October 6, 1948, Alberta was united in marriage to Lowell Eugene Harding in Goodland.  To this union, two daughters were born, Dianna and Janet.

Alberta enjoyed working with her husband on the farm.  She taught herself how to sew and crochet, and was a 4-H sewing leader.  She also enjoyed traveling with Lowell to California to see his brother, or to Idaho to see her sister.  She was a member of the First Christian Church in Goodland.

Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband Lowell in 2009, her sister Lorena Anderson and her brother Paul Kling.

She is survived by her two daughters; Dianna Elliott and her husband Chuck of Tribune; Janet Mehling and her husband Bill of Goodland.  Also surviving are four grandchildren, Sherri Elder, Travis Elliott, Crystal Cutbirth, and Scott Gausman; and six great grandchildren, Irelyn and Tayber Elder, Blaze and Neeley Gausman, and Kailee and Kaiden Cutbirth.  She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Charitable donations may be made to:

First Christian Church

NWKS Hospice Services
Memorials may be left at the service or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Goodland KS 67735

 Service Information

May 15, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
211 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Funeral Service
May 16, 2017

10:30 AM
First Christian Church
8th and Arcade
Goodland, Kansas 67735

May 16, 2017

Goodland Cemetery
510 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

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