Ida Ann Guier

Monday, February 27, 2017

Ida Ann Guier, 88, of Concordia, formerly of rural Sweet Springs, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at The Lutheran Nursing Home in Concordia.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at Blackwater Chapel Church, south of Sweet Springs. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation was held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia. Memorials are suggested to Blackwater Chapel Cemetery and an online guestbook is available at

Born Nov. 8, 1928 in rural Pettis County, she was the daughter of the late E. Wayne Winston and Leona Wheeler Winston. Ida Ann lived in the rural Sweet Springs area most of her life and was a graduate of Sweet Springs High School. On Jan. 28, 1949 she married Charles W. Guier, who preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 2015. Ida Ann taught school for a short time, but spent her life being a hardworking wife and mother for her family. In addition, she was a bookkeeper and assisted people with their taxes. Ida Ann was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Sweet Springs.

Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Guier and husband, Harlan, of rural Houstonia; five sons, Dean Guier and wife Paula of rural Sweet Springs, Roy Guier and wife Judy of Blue Springs, Kelly Guier and wife Lisa of Blue Springs, Barry Guier and wife Eunice of rural Sweet Springs, and Nelson Guier and wife Susan of rural Sweet Springs; 24 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Helen Cunningham of Warrensburg, Clara Mae Fisher of Raytown, and Mollie Brandt of Knob Noster; one sister-in-law, Vicki Winston of rural LaMonte; as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Earl Winston and one sister, Rosie Shannon.