Obituaries

Donna Jean Boatwright Chanute, KS

Donna Boatwright, 90, recently of Chanute, KS, died on May 20th, 2017. Born near Bennington, KS, Donna and her late husband, Dr Virgil Boatwright, Superintendent of Schools for St Mary's and Basehor, lived in the St Mary's, Basehor, Wamego and Kansas City areas for almost 60 years. Donna remained in the area for another 30 after Virgil's death. They had 4 children, 15 grandchildren, and 26 great grandchildren. A Celebration of Life is planned for Donna's family and friends at the pavilion in the Rossville, KS City Park on Sunday morning, June 4th, 2017 between 9 and noon. A lite lunch will be served. Casual dress. Children welcome.