Mary Ann Bard of Maumelle died Wednesday, March 27, 2013. She was born to Dave and Emma Schrag of Elyria, Kan. on June 28, 1927. She attended Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan.

She was a professional seamstress and played both the piano and the organ at church.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Laura Jantz, Viola Stucky, Verna Zahlout; and brothers, Wilbur and Ray Schrag.

Survivors include daughters, Gwendy Derden and husband Curt of Maumelle, Judy Peterson of West Des Moines, Iowa and Cindy Covalt and husband Greg of Des Moines, Iowa; grandchildren, Laura Franklin, Christine Hilbert, Adam Peterson, Carrie Hopkins, Reed Peterson, Lou Ann Shannon, Jon Covalt; great-grandchildren, Greg, Raquel, Kendrick, Antonio, Kevianna, Kaylie, Derek, Raelynn, Blake, August; great-great-grandchild, Gabriella; and brother, Carl Schrag of Littleton, Colo.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, April 2 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in North Little Rock. Burial was in Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

The family requests memorials be made to Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5900 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock.

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