Archive for Friday, January 1, 1999


January 1, 1999


— Services for Everett Eugene Ponton, 73, Tonganoxie, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fowler Cemetery.

Mr. Ponton died Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center.

He was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Minneapolis, Kan., the son of Dick and Daisy Ponton. He moved to Tonganoxie in 1996 from Kansas City, Kan.

He was a World War II Navy veteran and had worked at Inland Cold Storage Co. until retiring in 1996. He was a member of the Minneapolis United Methodist Church.

He married Una Roop Wilcox on May 23, 1959, in Kansas City, Mo. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a stepson, Kenneth Wilcox, Bonner Springs; a stepdaughter, Darlene King, Ash Flat, Ark; and a half sister, Evelyn Summers, Salina.

Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, is in charge of local arrangements.

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