Archive for Wednesday, July 24, 2002

Obituary: Ernest Edwin Pine


July 24, 2002

Services for Ernest Edwin Pine, 92, Basehor, were Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial was in the DeSoto Cemetery in DeSoto.

Mr. Pine died Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at Altera Sterling House in Lawrence. He was born Feb. 15, 1910, in Lawrence, the son of William Roscoe and Kat Mae (Fincher) Pine.

He was a bus driver for Kansas City Area Transit Authority, and he retired in 1972. He was a member of Kiwanis International and Basehor United Methodist Church, both of Basehor.

He married Margaret E. Benge on Sept. 29, 1929, in Garnett. She died on Sept. 9, 1991.

Survivors include a son, Roland Pine, Fort Myers, Fla.,; two daughters, Evelyn Janiece Jensen, Staughton, Wis., and Carol Ann Smith, Basehor; a brother, Loren Pine, Lyons; a sister, Velma Skinner, Lawrence; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Basehor United Methodist Church building fund or Hospice, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, 66086.

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