Archive for Saturday, May 29, 1999


May 29, 1999



Basehor -- Graveside services for Dorothy A. Novo-Gradac, 89, Basehor, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Holy Angels Cemetery.

Mrs. Novo-Gradac died Thursday, May 27, 1999, at Brandon Woods Nursing Center, Lawrence.

She was born Dec. 28, 1909, in Irving, the daughter of Guy and Nina (Wilkinson) Austin. She moved to Basehor in 1969 from Kansas City, Kan.

She and her husband owned a Christmas tree farm and tree nursery in Basehor, and were former home builders and developers in Kansas City, Kan. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church.

She married Kenneth C. Novo-Gradac on Jan. 16, 1937, in Kansas City, Kan. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Charles K. Novo-Gradac, Saipan; two daughters, Sue Smith, Atlanta, Kan., and Andrea Garland, Palm Desert, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.

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