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Archive for Saturday, March 20, 1999

MELVIN E. PERCIVAL

March 20, 1999

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Services for Melvin E. Percival, 73, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

Mr. Percival died Friday, March 19, 1999, at Oasis of Hope Hospital in Tijuana, Mexico.

Survivors include his wife, Marian Percival, of the home.

Maybelle Dwayne Cash

Private family memorial services for Maybelle Dwayne Cash, 77, Lawrence, will be at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Cremation is planned.

Mrs. Cash died Friday, March 19, 1999, at her daughter's home.

She was born Nov. 4, 1921, in Stroud, Okla., the daughter of Samuel and Sadie Mae Stinson Woods Jr. She moved to Lawrence two months ago from Coffeyville.

She was an elementary school teacher for several years in western Kansas and Salisbury, Mo. She then became the teacher's coordinator of the Head Start program in Coffeyville for 17 years until retiring in 1989. She was a member of St. James United Methodist Church, Coffeyville.

Survivors include two daughters, Nikki Darryl Cash, Coffeyville, and Tamara Gabrielle Cash, Lawrence; a son, Lexford Damon Cash, San Diego; and a brother, William P. Woods, Bartlesville, Okla.

The family suggests memorials to the Hospice of Douglas County or the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Assn., sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Anna J. Brecount

Services for Anna J. Brecount, 87, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Mrs. Brecount died Friday, March 19, 1999, at Brandon Woods Retirement Center.

She was born Oct. 10, 1911, in Cincinnati, the daughter of Jacob and Mary Mendel Klein. She moved to Lawrence in January 1999 from Cincinnati.

Francis Neil Lundry

Topeka -- Services for Francis Neil Lundry, 77, Wakarusa, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at First Christian Church. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, with military graveside services by Philip Billard Post No. 1650, Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Mr. Lundry died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at a Topeka hospital.

He was born May 9, 1921, in Clay Center, the son of Clarence Emmett and Pearl Ann McIntyre Lundry.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and worked as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service before retiring in 1984. He was a member of the Philip Billard Post No. 1650 V.F.W.; the Military Order of Cooties, Pup Tent No. 3; Richland Post No. 0391 American Legion; Combat Air Museum; American Association of Retired Persons; National Association of Retired Federal Employees No. 0222; and the Quenemo Federated Church.

He married Mildred Viola Wise on Feb. 22, 1946, in Topeka. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Chris Alan Lundry, Topeka; a brother, Harlan E. Lundry, Topeka; a sister, Lillian Gragg, Manitou Springs, Colo.; and two grandchildren.

Friends may call after noon today at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel, where family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The family suggests memorials to the Philip Billard Post No. 1650 V.F.W., 3110 SW Huntoon, Topeka 66604, or to the Disabled American Veterans, 2021 SW Moundview, Topeka 66604.

Katherine E. Miller

Eudora -- Mass of Christian Burial for Katherine E. Miller, 70, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will be in Holy Family Cemetery.

Mrs. Miller died Friday, March 19, 1999, at her home.

She was born Sept. 27, 1928, in Richmond, the daughter of John and Philomena Schalk Loftus.

She was a drapery maker for Jane Bateman's Interior and retired in 1993. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.

She married Bob Miller on May 17, 1947, in Edgerton. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Barbara Pearce, Ottawa; four sons, Robert Miller Jr., Eudora, Patrick Miller, Lawrence, and James Miller and Allen Miller, both of Edgerton; two brothers, Bernard Loftus, Overland Park, and James Loftus, Olathe; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A rosary service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, where family will receive friends after the service.

The family suggests memorials to the Olathe Hospice, and they may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Harry F. Garcia

DeSoto -- Memorial services for Harry F. Garcia, 74, DeSoto, will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel. Cremation is planned.

Mr. Garcia died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at his home.

He was born Oct. 3, 1924, in Rosebush, Mich., the son of Angel and Juanita Garcia.

He married Dee Shudderfield on Aug. 17, 1966. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include seven sons, Ted Young, Fairfield, Ohio, Terry Fisher, Bonner Springs, Wayne Young, Kansas City, Kan., Frank Garcia and Billy Garcia, both of Alma, Ark., and Joe Garcia and Ronnie Garcia, both of California; two sisters, Ermie Gauna, Lawrence, and Kitty Pacheco, Lakeside, Calif.; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Drew A. Garcia.

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