Fay Irene Underwood 1927 - 2015 Tonganoxie, KS

Fay Irene Underwood, 88, of Tonganoxie, Kansas passed away Sunday, December 20, 2015, at The University of Kansas Hospital.

She was born December 19, 1927, in Lawrence, Kansas, the daughter of Carl and Blanche (Farmer) Young.

She grew up in the Tonganoxie area where she graduated from Tonganoxie High School. She then worked for Suburban Telephone Company in Tonganoxie and later at Hallmark in Lawrence.

On September 7, 1947, she married David Underwood in Tonganoxie. They were married for 68 years and he survives. Other survivors include a son, Paul Underwood (Kathy) of Tonganoxie and a daughter, Martha Hendricks (Randy) of Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was predeceased by a son, Carl Underwood (Connie) of Tonganoxie in January, 2015, and a sister, Fern Meyer of Oskaloosa. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren as well as her two sisters, Frances Hickey, Florida and Florence Somers, Tonganoxie.

Fay and David enjoyed many years of camping and in retirement spending time in Texas.

Services are Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie.

Memorials are suggested to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association to benefit the oncology department.