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Obituary: Robert E. “Bud” Gress


May 26, 2006

Services for Robert E. "Bud" Gress Jr., 93, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2006, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Gress died Monday, May 15, 2006, at Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living Center, Lawrence.e was born March 7, 1913, in Tonganoxie, the son of Robert E. and Myrtle (Derbshire) Gress Sr.

He was a member of First Congregational Church, Tonganoxie. He was a grocer in McLouth and Tonganoxie.

His wife, Ellwyn (Ratliff) Gress, died Dec. 31, 1973.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, John R. and Cindy Gress, Lawrence; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
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