Obituaries

Leroy Shipman 1952 - 2010 Tonganoxie

Services for M. Leroy Shipman, 58, Tonganoxie, and previously Bonner Springs, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home.
Burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, at Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Shipman died Friday, July 9, 2010, at his home. He was born May 14, 1952, in Kansas City, Kan. He attended Basehor High School and retired from the City of Bonner Springs after 38 years of service. Mr. Shipman had a great love of Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Shipman, and his parents Max and Patsy (Richardson) Shipman.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, LaDonna Shipman of the home; two children, Mike (Karen) Shipman, Bonner Springs, and Jayme Shipman of the home; three grandchildren; two sisters, Judy (John) Vaughn, Nevada, Mo., and Pamela (Duane) Carpenter, Walker, Mo.; a brother, Gary Shipman, Schell City, Mo., as well as several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday evening, also at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to Odyssey Hospice in care of the funeral home.
Arrangements: Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, (913) 422-4074.