Archive for Friday, August 28, 1992


August 28, 1992


Mass of Christian burial for Helene B. Tanner, 89, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with the Rev. Michael Scully officiating. The parish rosary will be recited at 2 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Tanner died Thursday, Aug. 27, 1992, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.

She was born March 14, 1903, in Lawrence, to Emil and Otilda Griner Hartig. She worked as a head cashier at Weaver's Department Store from 1920 until retiring in 1979.

Mrs. Tanner was a member of the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and the Elks Auxiliary.

She married Melville A. Tanner on June 20, 1932, in Lawrence. He died Nov. 11, 1974.

Survivors include two nephews and three nieces.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to the building fund of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Memorials may be sent in care of the funeral home.

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