Archive for Wednesday, March 3, 2004

Obituary: Grandma Daisy Jane Somers

March 3, 2004

Services for Grandma Daisy Jane Somers, 93, Leavenworth, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Fall Creek Cemetery, Jarbalo.

Mrs. Somers died Monday, March 1, 2004, at Leavenworth Medical Lodge, Leavenworth. She was born Sept. 3, 1910, in Crossville, Tenn., the daughter of John and Dorsie (Webb) Campbell.

On Jan. 10, 1935, she married Floyd L. Somers. They owned the Tumble Inn Restaurant in Jarbalo. She also worked at S.S. Kresege for 10 years and later was manager of Fort Leavenworth school cafeterias for 19 years, retiring in 1979. Mrs. Somers was a member of Jarbalo United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1986 and a daughter, Margaret Somers-Gibbs, in 1994.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Jane Cradic, Leavenworth; a brother, Oliver Campbell, Crossville, Tenn; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Jarbalo United Methodist Church or St. John Home Health, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, 66086.

Friends may call an hour before services at the funeral home.

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