Archive for Sunday, September 20, 1998


September 20, 1998


Services for Albert `Al' L. Mohler, 74, of Olathe, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence. Burial will be in Eudora Cemetery.

Mr. Mohler died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, at his home in Olathe.

He was born Jan. 12, 1924, in Eudora, the son of John and Pearl Oshel Mohler.

He was a 1941 graduate of Eudora High School. He served overseas in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member of the Liberty Christian Center in Olathe.

He worked as an explosives inspector at Sunflower ammunition plant near DeSoto, then joined the Fort Leavenworth Fire Department, from which he retired as fire chief in 1980. After retirement, he worked for D&M; Associates and for Rogers' Manufacturing, both in Olathe.

He married Dorothy Miller on July 31, 1971, in Miami, Okla. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Sharon Kay Lake of Cawker City; a stepdaughter, Kathie M. Sharp of Osage City; a brother, Jack Mohler, Big Sandy, Tex.; two sisters, Marlene Grindel of Raytown, Mo., and Bernadine Kuehnle of Santa Barbara, Calif.; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

The family suggests memorials to the Center for Basic Cancer Research at Kansas State University, sent in care of the funeral home.

Malone Services

A memorial service for Irene Malone, 95, Lawrence, will be at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence Church. The family will meet with friends following the service.

Mrs. Malone died June 8, 1998, at Presbyterian Manor. Her body was donated to the Kansas University Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 20, 1902, in Milan, Mo., the daughter of Milton and Rachel Stadter Mendenhall.

Survivors include two sons, Charles M. Malone, Thousand Oaks, Calif., and Donald L. Malone, New Orleans; a brother, Clarence Mendenhall, Denver; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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