Obituaries

Lela Katherine Conway 1925 - 2009 Tongaonoxie

Services for Lela Katherine Conway, 83, Tonganoxie, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at the United Methodist Church, Tonganoxie.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 23, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Mrs. Conway died Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born Oct. 26, 1925, the daughter of William and Edith Woodard Wheeler. She married James H. Conway on June 28, 1942, in Austin, Minn. Mrs. Conway worked as a printer at Kansas University Printing Services. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women’s Society and the Senior Bowling League. She also volunteered at the Good Shepherd Thrift Shop. She was preceded in death by her son, Thomas Howard Conway, in 1944.
Survivors include her husband, James Conway, of the home; three sons, Michael, Kansas City, Mo., John, Loveland, Colo., and Kelly Conway, Topeka; two daughters, Mary Conway, Tonganoxie, and Jeanne Conway Murry, Olathe; one sister, Mary Reinhart, Pleasant Hill, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church or Multiple Sclerosis Society, care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.
Condolences may be left for the family at quisenberryfh.com.