Obituaries

Y. Marcene George 2010 - 1936 Topeka

Services for Y. Marcene George, 74, Topeka, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at West Side Christian Church in Topeka. Burial will follow in Penwell-Gabel Cemetery.
She will lie in state after 3 p.m. Thursday at Penwell-Gabel Southeast Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
She died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 28, 1936, in Rulo, Neb., the daughter of Henry and Daisy Hodge Kuck. She graduated from Everest High School in 1954.
She married C. Vernon George on Nov. 11, 1956, in Hiawatha. He preceded her in death Sept. 7, 2003. She loved spending time with her family and attending her grandchildren’s and great-grandchildren’s activities. She was a member of West Side Christian Church, where she was involved in the CWF and served on the committee for licensure.
Survivors include her three children, Julie (Dale) Baldwin, De Soto, Herb (Tammie) George, Tonganoxie, and Charley (Penny) George, Denison; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Benton Kuck, Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Norma June Laha, Wakefield. She was preceded in death by her brother, Henry J. Kuck, and sister, Clarlyn Kuck.
Memorial contributions may be given to Team Tongie, care of First State Bank and Trust, P.O. Box 219, Tonganoxie 66086; to Hospice Care of Kansas Children’s Bereavement Camp, 15329 W. 95th St., Lenexa 66219; to the Holton Booster Club, 7549 Kansas Highway 16, Holton 66436; or to the West Side Christian Church, 432 SW Lindenwood Ave., Topeka 66606.
To leave a special message for the family online visit PenwellGabelTopeka.com.