Obituaries

Selma "Boots" Cleavinger 1929 - 2011 Leavenworth

Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, Selma “Boots” Cleavinger, 81, Leavenworth, at Jarbalo United Methodist Church, 22561 207th St., Leavenworth. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the church. Private inurnment will be in Fall Creek Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Mrs. Cleavinger died Feb. 15, 2011, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
She was born Feb. 24, 1929, in Leavenworth, the daughter of Albert and Elise (Sanger) Lohman. She married Robert Cleavinger on May 18, 1948, in Tonganoxie. She was a homemaker and a school bus driver for McLouth and Tonganoxie districts. She was a member of the Jarbalo United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Bob, of the home; two sons, Joe, McLouth, and John, Leavenworth; four daughters, Faye Cleavinger, Leavenworth, Gail White, Mt. Vernon, Jean Smelser, McLouth, and Judith Waters, Lansing; one sister, Bonnie Seto, Selma, Wash.; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to the church or to Alexandria Township Fire Dept., care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, 604 E. Fourth St, Tonganoxie 66086.