Obituaries

Gene Forshee 1928 - 2014 Tonganoxie, KS

Gene Forshee, 85, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away Saturday June 21, 2014 at his home.
Celebration of Life service will be 11 am Wednesday June 25, 2014 at the 1st Baptist Church, McLouth, KS. Burial will follow in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie. The family will receive friends from 6-8pm Tuesday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.
Gene was born August 27, 1928 in Locust Grove, AR, the son of George and Lizzy (Younger) Forshee. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in WWII. He was a member of the Tonganoxie VFW Post #9271. He was united in marriage May 20, 1949 in Locust Grove, AR, to Bonnie Lee Eurssey; she preceded him in death April 21, 2006.
Survivors include; two sons, Ronnie, McLouth, Bobby, Tonganoxie; five daughters, Jeanne Thornton, Tonganoxie, Sharon Pickens, McLouth, Liz Kesinger, Glenrose, TX, Debby Swallow, Columbus, TX, Diane Murry, Leavenworth,KS; one brother, Gerald, Niles, MI; one sister, Erma Helmer, Elk Grove, CA; 18 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, and 1 great great-grandchild.
The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association, or Heartland Hospice.
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