Obituaries

Maurice F. (Junior) Black 1922 - 2011 Tonganoxie

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, for Maurice F. (Junior) Black, 88, Tonganoxie, at Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.
Mr. Black died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at Presbyterian Manor, Lawrence.
He was born March 31, 1922, in Dodge County, Neb., the son of Maurice and Addie (Brown) Black Sr. He was a graduate of Tonganoxie High School and worked as a farmer and Pioneer Seed salesman. In 1941, he was awarded Future Farmers of America’s degree of State Farmer and in 1942 its highest degree, American Farmer. On Oct. 14, 1945, he was united in marriage to Marie Mitchell in Tonganoxie.
Survivors include his wife, Marie, of the home; two daughters, Jane (Paul) Korb, Oskaloosa, and Becky (Jim) Hicks, Lawrence; brother, Dale Black, Olathe; sister, Opal Kerns, Tonganoxie; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to Leavenworth County Council on Aging or the Good Samaritan Fund at Presbyterian Manor.