Archive for Monday, July 24, 1995


July 24, 1995


— Mass of Christian Burial for Robert E. Finneran, 71, Leavenworth, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Leavenworth, with the Rev. Terry Cyr officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Leavenworth.

Mr. Finneran died Sunday, July 23, 1995, at Cushing Memorial Hospital, Leavenworth.

He was born July 29, 1923, in Leavenworth, the son of James and Josephine Magers Finneran.

A World War II Army veteran, Mr. Finnerman served as a radio repairman in the Normandy campaign. He received the EAME Ribbon, two Bronze Battle Stars, the Purple Heart and the Good Conduct Ribbon.

Mr. Finneran was a machinist at Great Western Manufacturing and Trans World Airlines. He later was a metal shop supervisor at Fort Leavenworth for 20 years. He retired in December 1985.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, American Association of Retried Persons and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was also a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

He married Agnes M. Meyer on Aug. 2, 1948, in Leavenworth. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Diana Farmer, Riley; three sons, David, Wichita, Ron, Leavenworth, and Robert "Whipp," Lawrence; a brother, James, Anaheim, Calif.; two sisters, Alice Miller and Margaret Klasinski, both of Leavenworth; and two grandchildren.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel in Leavenworth, where the family will meet with friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. A parish vigil will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials to St. Joseph Catholic Church or w High School, Leavenworth. They may be sent in care of the funeral home, 500 Oak, Leavenworth 66048.

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