Archive for Wednesday, February 14, 2001


February 14, 2001

Mary Lance


Services for Mary Beatrice (Glasgow) Lance, 97, St. Joseph, Mo., were Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at Meierhoffer Family Funeral Service in St. Joseph. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Lance died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2001, at Medicalodge of Atchison. She was born July 16, 1903, in Villisca, Iowa, the daughter of James W. and Stella F. (Love) Glasgow.

She was a longtime member of Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Lance was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas W. Bennett; her second husband, Max E. Lance; and a son, Thomas W. Bennett Jr.

Survivors include a son, James A. Bennett, Cameron, Mo; a daughter, Tanya E. Low, Tonganoxie; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vermont, Lawrence, 66044, sent to the attention of James Ralston, music director.

Charles E. Larimore


Services for Charles "Chuck" E. Larimore, 68, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at Quisenberry Chapel in Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Mike Vernon officiating. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Larimore died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born July 27, 1932, in Topeka, the son of Jess and Josephine (Rouviere) Larimore.

He was the owner of Chuck's Drive-In, Pappa Charlie's Pizza and Larimore Retail Liquor. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He moved to Tonganoxie in 1964 from Kansas City, Kan. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9271 in Tonganoxie.

He married Carole Louise Krump in 1952 in Kansas City, Kan. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Steven Larimore, McLouth; a daughter, Debbie Lingenfelser, Tonganoxie; a brother, James Larimore, Parkville, Mo.; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two stepgrandchildren.

Genevieve A. Lowe


Services for Genevieve A. Lowe, 79, Leavenworth, were Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at the Jarbalo United Methodist Church with the Rev. Alice Purvis officiating. Burial was in Fall Creek Cemetery, Jarbalo.

Mrs. Lowe died Friday, Feb. 9, 2001, at Colonial Manor-Beverly Health Care in Lansing. She was born Dec. 8, 1921, in Jarbalo, the daughter of Sam and Clara Porter Murphy.

In 1946, she married Roy Lowe. They later divorced.

She was retired from Hallmark Cards Inc., where she was a machine operator. She was a member of the Jarbalo United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women and was a volunteer for the thrift shop in Tonganoxie.

Survivors include two daughters, Greta Ball, Perry, and Gayle Pieper, Montrose, Calif; a sister, Hazel Shockley, Topeka; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the church.

Kimberly V. Matthews


Services for Kimberly Vonzelle Matthews, 39, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. today, Feb. 14, 2001, at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Delmar A. White officiating. Cremation and private inurnment will follow.

Ms. Matthews died Friday, Feb. 9, 2001, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born April 20, 1961, in Lawrence, the daughter of William Jarrett and Ruth Matthews. She was a 1979 graduate of Washington High School, Kansas City, Kan.

Survivors include a son, Alan Harrison and a daughter, Latoy Harrison, both of Lawrence; her father, William Jarrett, Lawrence; her mother and stepfather, Ruth and John Jones, Kansas City, Kan.; a brother, Dominic Jarrett, Norman, Okla.; and a sister, Denise Jarrett, Lawrence.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, handled arrangements.

Lewis J. Wright


Graveside services for Lewis J. Wright, 82, Bonner Springs, were Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at Glenwood Cemetery in Basehor.

Mr. Wright died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2001, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center. He was born May 27, 1918, in Bonner Springs.

He was owner and operator of Wright's Skelly Service station in Bonner Springs and later managed Vesta Lee Lumber Co. in Bonner Springs. He was a member of the Bonner Springs Masonic Lodge No. 366 AF&AM and the First Christian Church in Bonner Springs.

Survivors include his wife, Selena Wright, of the home; three daughters, Jeanene Pelzl, Tonganoxie, Barbara Woolf, Overland Park, and Marilyn Baldwin, Bonner Springs; a sister, Flossie Wickland, Kansas City, Kan.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Edwardsville Christian Church in Edwardsville.

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