Obituaries

Joanna R. VerBrugge 2010 - 1922 Tonganoxie

Services for Joanna R. VerBrugge, 87, Tonganoxie, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Quisenberry Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends one hour before the service.
Private burial will be in Reading Cemetery in Reading.
Mrs. VerBrugge died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010.
She was born June 19, 1922, the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Schlobohm) Hyde.
Mrs. VerBrugge was a graduate of Reading High School and married Aug. 11, 1940, to Martin E. VerBrugge, who preceded her in death March 6, 1998. Mrs. VerBrugge was a longtime employee for the Sears and Roebuck Co. in Kansas City, Kan., retiring in 1981 as a credit manager. She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Alice Hyde Womer, and Rebecca Hyde Broadus; one brother, James Hyde; one son, Jerry VerBrugge; one daughter-in-law Bonnie VerBrugge; and one granddaughter, Julie Ann VerBrugge.
Survivors include two sons, Jan VerBrugge, Manhattan, Jon VerBrugge and his wife, Jeanie, Olathe; one daughter, Janice Fisher and her husband, Lyle, Tonganoxie; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandson.
The family suggests memorials to Kansas City Hospice, care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993; Tonganoxie KS 66086. For online condolence please go to quisenberryfh.com.