Archive for Wednesday, November 8, 2000


November 8, 2000

Elizabeth Anne Hoffhines


Services for Elizabeth Anne Hoffhines, 77, Lawrence, were Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Mark Goldasich officiating. Burial was in National Cemetery in Leavenworth.

Mrs. Hoffhines, a former Tonganoxie resident, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. She was born April 23, 1923, in Hartford, Kan., the daughter of John Francis and Elizabeth Muriel O'Connor. She was a homemaker who was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie.

Her husband, Thomas E. Hoffhines Sr., died Dec. 14, 1985.

Survivors include eight sons, Thomas E. Hoffhines Jr., Everett, Wash., Stephen P. Hoffhines, Washington, D.C., Gary W. Hoffhines, Kansas City, Kan., Mark G. Hoffhines and Anthony Hoffhines, both of Tonganoxie, Vincent H. Hoffhines and Chris D. Hoffhines, both of McLouth, and John F. Hoffhines, Lawrence; six daughters, Muriel Akers, Kansas City, Kan., Anne McGough, North Kansas City, Mo., Theresa Moore, Milsap, Tex., Barbara Medling, Ozawkie, Julia White, Brookfield, Ohio, and Linda Angle of Germany; a sister, Peggy Hogan, Wichita; 44 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Quisenberry Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Paul Peterson


Services for Paul L. Peterson, 65, Bonner Springs, were Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at Sacred Heart School, Shawnee. Burial was in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Kansas City, Kan.

Mr. Peterson died Oct. 31, 2000, at the Methodist Le Bonheur Hospital in Jackson, Tenn. He was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Linwood.

He was a mechanic who had worked for Schwerman Trucking and Pitman Construction Co., retiring in 1995. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Teamsters Local Union No. 541.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Carolyn Peterson, of the home; three sons, Michael P. Peterson and Mark E. Peterson, both of Bonner Springs, and David W. Peterson, Easton; three daughters, Becky S. Schlagel, Bonner Springs, Peggy Peterson, Linwood, and Sandy Saultz, Tonganoxie; three brothers, John Peterson, Scranton, Ed Peterson, Osage City, and Charles Peterson, Basehor; a sister, Helen Eibes, Bonner Springs; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church building fund, 21801 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, 66226.

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