Archive for Sunday, September 23, 1990


September 23, 1990


— Services for William M. Murr, 87, McLouth, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Tonganoxie Friends Church, with Ray Fitch and Roger Ambrose officiating. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Murr died Friday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 16, 1903, in Leavenworth County and was a lifelong resident of the area.

Mr. Murr was a retired farmer and stockman. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Springdale Friends Church at Springdale.

He married Elizabeth Schenck on May 3, 1941, in Tonganoxie. She died Jan. 24, 1987.

Survivors include a son, William L., McLouth; two daughters, Phyllis Jean Petrie, McLouth, and Sylvia A. Kesinger, Tonganoxie; a brother, Charles, Monte Vista, Colo.; a sister, Jennie Stowe, Lawrence; and nine grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. The family suggests memorials to the Tonganoxie Friends Church or the Springdale Friends Church, sent in care of the funeral home.

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