Archive for Wednesday, March 17, 2004

Obituary: E. Aileen Pearcy


March 17, 2004

Graveside services for E. Aileen Pearcy, 77, formerly of Wamego, were Saturday, March 13, 2004, at Admantha Cemetery near Flush, Kan., with the Rev. Rick Smith officiating.

Mrs. Pearcy died March 9, 2004, at Chase County Rehabilitation Center in Cottonwood Falls. She was born Nov. 25, 1926, in Pleasant Run, near Westmoreland, the daughter of Lester R. and Effie M. Woodcock Campbell.

She attended elementary school at King Rural School in Pottawatomie County and attended Overland Park High School, graduating in 1944.

She attended St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing in Manhattan, Kan., and was a registered nurse in the Navy Cadet Nurses Corps during World War II.

She then returned to northeast Kansas and spent her life working as a nurse in the Tonganoxie, Lawrence and Wamego areas.

She married Claude L. Pearcy in 1972 in Lawrence. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Dan Hubbell, Wichita; three daughters, Claudia Wilch, Indianapolis, Pam Moody, Topeka, and Tanya Johnson, Cottonwood Falls; two sisters, Julia Adams, Manhattan, Kan., and Lorna Campbell, Wamego; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Aileen Pearcy Memorial, to be designated later, sent in care of Stewart Funeral home, P.O. Box 48, Wamego 66547.

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