Obituaries

William B. Irwin 1929 - 2008 Tonganoxie

Services for William B. Irwin, 79, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, Jan. 3 at Tonganoxie Christian Church.
Burial followed in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Mr. Irwin died Dec. 30, 2008, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
Mr. Irwin was born Jan. 27, 1929, in Danville, Ill., the son of William and Ercel (Liggett) Irwin. He was united in marriage March 1, 1947 in Danville, Ill., to Alberta Patton, who survives of the home. William was a member of the Henri Masonic Lodge No. 190 AF&AM for more than 50 years. He was owner of Irwin Sinclair gas station in Kansas City, Kan. for 22 years and owner of Skelly Gas station in Tonganoxie for nine years.
Other survivors include two sons; Mike Irwin, Shawnee, and Stephen Irwin, Tonganoxie; one daughter, Kathy Shaulis, Tonganoxie; one sister, Ruby Moulton, Danville, Ill.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
The family suggests memorials to Tonganoxie Christian Church, or Catholic Charities, care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086. For an online condolence, please go to www.quisenberryfh.com.