Archive for Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Obituary: Gerald Lynn Stone


December 20, 2006

Graveside services for Gerald Lynn Stone, 72, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth.

Mr. Stone died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, at the Medical Lodge, Kansas City, Kan. He was born Oct. 5, 1934, in Thompson, Ohio, the son of Ralph and Helen (Ritola) Stone.

He was a 1952 graduate of Thompson High School and received a bachelor's degree from Kent State University.

He was a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a geologist and worked on the feasibility of the minuteman missile program in Wyoming, Nebraska and Alaska. He later retired as vice president of the Judy Co., Edwardsville.

Survivors include two sons, Lance and Linc, both of Tonganoxie; a daughter, Terry Brummer, Indianola, Iowa; a brother, Russell Stone, Thompson, Ohio; a sister, Louise Weddington, Akron, Ohio, and four grandchildren.

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