Obituaries

Lemuel C. Evans 2008 - 2008 Tonganoxie

Memorial services for Lemuel C. Evans, Jr., 71, Tonganoxie, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Reno Historical Society Church, 201 W. Washington in Tonganoxie.
The family will receive friends one hour before services. Private inurnment will be held at a later date.
Mr. Evans died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at his home.
He was born June 13, 1937, in Lawrence, the son of Lemuel “Hap” Evans, Sr. and Madaline Bowen Evans.
He was a lifetime resident of Tonganoxie and a member of the Tonganoxie Congregational Church.
Mr. Evans married Judith Wiley on Nov. 6, 1978, in Miami, Okla.
Mr. Evans served in the US Air Force. He was a member of the American Legion, the Henri Masonic Lodge No. 190 AF and AM, both of Tonganoxie and the International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 42, Eudora. Mr. Evans was actively involved in the community by building homes around the area and developing the Northstar subdivision. He was co-owner of Evans Real Estate and sold real estate and insurance for 50 years in Leavenworth County. Mr. Evans was instrumental in starting the Tonganoxie Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Evans is survived by his wife, Judy, of the home; three daughters, Elizabeth, Annette and Gwynne Evans, all of Tonganoxie; one brother, J.W. Evans, Tonganoxie.
Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society or Douglas County Visiting Nurses and Hospice, care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.QuisenberryFH.com.