Archive for Wednesday, September 5, 2001

Deaths/funerals: Etta K. Elston

September 5, 2001

Services for Etta K. "Bill" Elston, 88, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, at First Congregational Church, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Elston died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2001, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 15, 1912, in Tonganoxie, the daughter of Fred and Nellie (Barber) Angell. She was a homemaker, a member of First Congre-gational Church and the Plymouth Guild.

On March 10, 1932, she married Ernest G. Elston. He died on April 18, 1979. A son, Gary Elston, died on August 19, 1966.

Survivors include a son, Donald Elston, Grandview, Mo.; a brother, Pete Angell, Tonganoxie; three grandchildren, including Mark Elston, Tonganoxie; and seven great-grandchildren.

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

The family suggests memorial contributions to the church or to the Alzheimer's Association, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, 66086.

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