Obituaries

Joanna R. VerBrugge

Services for Joanna R. VerBrugge, 87, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, Feb. 20 at Quisenberry Funeral Home.
Private burial was 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 was 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 66086.
For online condolence, please go to the Quisenberry Funeral Home Web site, quisenberryfh.com.