Archive for Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Obituary: Grace DeHoff


September 13, 2006

Services for Grace E. DeHoff, 87, Tonganoxie, were held Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mrs. DeHoff died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community, Lawrence.

She was born Sept. 7, 1919, in Tonganoxie, the daughter of Robert and Julia Cavanaugh Ward.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie. Mrs. DeHoff was a secretary for State Farm Insurance, Kansas City, Kan., and also was a homemaker.

She married Leonard E. DeHoff on June 15, 1939, in Lawrence. He died in 1998. A son, Robert L. DeHoff, preceded her in death in 1987.

Survivors include a daughter, Judy Goodnow, Murphys, Calif.; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Building Fund, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086. Online condolences may be left at

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