Archive for Sunday, October 11, 1992


October 11, 1992


Mass of Christian Burial for Jay D. Atwater, 43, Lawrence, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Lawrence Catholic Center with the Rev. Vincent Krische officiating. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Mr. Atwater died Saturday, Oct. 10, 1992, at Del Mar Gardens, Lenexa, after a long illness.

He was born June 20, 1949, at San Juan, Puerto Rico, the son of Vern and Margaret Lucas Atwater.

Mr. Atwater had lived in Lawrence since 1969.

He was a statistician for the Early Childhood Research Institute at Kansas University, having graduated from KU in 1972 with a bachelor's degree in developmental child psychology. He also had earned a master's degree from KU.

Mr. Atwater was a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Center, where he served as sacristan.

Survivors include a son, Daniel, Prairie Village; his parents, of Leawood; a sister, Carol Beckner, Leawood; and a brother, Robert Atwater, Olathe.

Memorial services for Mr. Atwater are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

A scripture service will be held at 8 p.m. Monday at the mortuary.

The family suggsts memorials in his name to Hospice of Olathe, or the St. Lawrence Catholic Center. Memorials may be sent in care of the mortuary.

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