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June 3, 1993


Graveside services for Betty Jo Farhner, 40, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Clinton Cemetery in Clinton, with the Rev. Steve Hanson officiating.

Ms. Farhner died Wednesday, June 2, 1993, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Nov. 28, 1952, in Mountain Grove, Mo., to John and Essie Dean Rice. She lived in Lawrence most of her life.

Ms. Farhner was a custodian at Kansas University until late 1990, and previously had worked as a nurse's aide in the Kansas City area.

Survivors include her parents, John Rice, Oskaloosa, and Essie Rice, Lawrence; a daughter, Nichole Farhner, Lawrence; and a sister, Barbara Guthrie, Lawrence. Her brother, Bobbie Lee Rice, died in 1957.

The family suggests memorials to the Nichole Farhner Education Fund, in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. today at the mortuary, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today.

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