Obituaries

Vera Duncanson 1921 - 2011 Tonganoxie

Graveside services for Vera Duncanson, 89, Tonganoxie, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, June 2, at Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie. Mrs. Duncanson died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
She was born Sept. 30, 1921, the daughter of George Clifford and Mabel (Riddle) Neill in Jenkins, Mo. She was united in marriage to Ted Duncanson on Dec. 10, 1948 in Kansas City, Mo. She was a member of the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women and a volunteer at the Good Shepherd Thrift Store. She went to work for Montgomery Ward, Kansas City, Mo., in 1940 as a mail order biller, then a payroll clerk and then as budget control before leaving in 1953. Mrs. Duncanson then worked for JC Penney at Blue Ridge Mall as a credit clerk until 1972, when she moved to Tonganoxie.
She is survived by her husband, Ted; one daughter, Karen Grainger; and one grandson.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 1, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.
Memorials are suggested to the church or Joplin Tornado Relief Fund care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, 604 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie, 66086.