Archive for Wednesday, March 1, 2000


March 1, 2000

Rosalie M. Bogard

Services for Rosalie M. Bogard, 87, McLouth, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Charles Polika officiating. Cremantion will follow with private inurnment in the McLouth Cemetery.

Mrs. Bogard died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at her home in rural McLouth. She was born Feb. 8, 1913, in Wasquehall, France. She married George C. Bogard in 1947 in Wasquehall, France. He survives of the home. Other survivors include two sons, George, Rockwell, Texas, and Fred, McLouth, two grandsons and a great-grandaughter.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Quisenberry Funeral Home.

Maria Abigail Bolson

Graveside services for Maria Abigail Bolson, 89, Tonganoxie, were Feb. 25, 2000, at Orin Cemetery, Fairview, Okla., with the Rev. Mark Mason officiating.

Mrs. Bolson died Feb. 21, 2000, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 9, 1910, in San Felipe Orizatlan, Hidalgo, Mexico, the daughter of Fernando and Ambrosia (Reynoso) Garcia. She married Orange Bolson on Feb. 25, 1936, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. He died Jan. 25, 1980.

Survivors include two daughters, Marita Bolson and Jean Bolson, both of Council Grove; and a sister, Maria Helena Garcia, Mexico City, Mexico.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the H. Dale Buck Memorial Fund, 813 Commercial, Emporia, 66801.

Josephine E. Freeman

Services for Josephine Freeman, 82, Bonner Springs, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Christian Church in Bonner Springs, with burial in the Bonner Springs Cemetery.

Mrs. Freeman died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, at Providence Medical Center. She was born April 27, 1917, in Bonner Springs and had lived there all of her life. She was a graduate of Bonner Springs High School, and a member of the First Christian Church.

Her husband, Lewis Dale Freeman, died in 1977.

Survivors include nine sons, Lewis Dale, Tonganoxie, Galen Lee, LaTour, Mo., Alva Jo, Neil David, Stewart Loren and Ricky Dale, Bonner Springs, Earl E., Piper, Robert Lewis, Edwardsville, and Gary A., Mission; three daughters, Betty Jean Casteel, Tarsney Lake, Mo., Dalene Mulich, Bonner Springs, and Cheryl S. Drummond, Bucyrus; three brothers, Marlin and Dewyne Kerby, Bonner Springs, and Loren Kerby, Platte City, Mo.; three sisters, Shirley Mason and Charlene Kerby, Bonner Springs, and Leslie Hinds, Gladstone, Mo.; 34 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Alden-Harrington Chapel, Bonner Springs. The family suggests memorials to the First Christian Church or to Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital.

Elizabeth H. Guinn

Graveside services for Elizabeth N. "Lizzie" Guinn, 90, Winchester, will be at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at the McLouth Cemetery. Mrs. Guinn, formerly of rural Oskaloosa, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, at the Jefferson County Geriatrics Center in Winchester.

Mrs. Guinn was born April 25, 1909, at McLouth, the daughter of John F. and Kathryn Ann Ehart Lange. She had lived in Winchester for two and a half years, moving from Oskaloosa where she had lived since 1966. Mrs. Guinn was a homemaker. She attended school in Leavenworth. She married Jesse Orville Guinn on Nov. 12, 1926, at St. Joseph, Mo. Mr. Guinn died on Oct. 18, 1980.

Survivors include a son, Jess Marlin, Chattaroy, Wash.; four daughters, Lucille Duckworth, Oskaloosa, Shirley Norman, Fallon, Nev., Sandra Johnson, McLouth, and Janice Williams, Omaha, Neb.; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call after 9 a.m. today at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Residents Activity Fund of the Jefferson County Geriatric Center in Winchester in care of Barnett Funeral Home, 820 Liberty, Oskaloosa, 66066.

Rhonda Kim Thomas

Services for Rhonda Kim Palmer Thomas, 45, Bonner Springs, were Feb. 21, 2000 at the Bonner Springs United Methodist Church. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery in Basehor.

Mrs. Thomas died Feb. 18, 2000, at her home. She was born July 30, 1954, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of A.D. "Bud" and Norma Jean Palmer.

She was co-owner and manager of Palmer Trucking. She was a member of Basehor United Methodist Church, where she chaired the Staff Parish Relations Committee. She was a Sunday school teacher, a member of the United Methodist women, and she and her husband, John received the Mission Recognition Award for 1999. She also was a member of the church Nominating Committee, and a community co-leader for the Glenwood 4-H Club.

She married John Thomas on Aug. 30, 1974. He survives, of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Molly Jean Thomas, also of the home; a sister, Karol Lohman, Leavenworth; and her parents, Bonner Springs.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Basehor United Methodist Church.

Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs, handled arrangements.

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