Archive for Sunday, August 2, 1992


August 2, 1992


Services for Thelma Gorbutt, 89, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary with the Rev. Charles Gilmore officiating. Mrs. Gorbutt, a resident of Lawrence for 80 years, died Friday, July 31, 1992, at Valley View Care Home.

She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Gorbutt was born June 10, 1903, at Coffeyville, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Babb Studebaker.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Order of Eastern Star, both of Lawrence.

Mrs. Gorbutt was a former employee of Kansas University and the Castle Tea Room, having worked at both places for several years.

Her husband, Joseph K. Gorbutt, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her sister, Faye Emick, Lawrence.

Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the mortuary.

The family suggests memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church. Memorials may be sent in care of the funeral home.

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