Archive for Friday, November 5, 1999


November 5, 1999



Hoisington -- Graveside services for Dorothy Durand Griffith, 79, Hoisington, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Hoisington Cemetery. Cremation has been held.

Mrs. Griffith died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999, at the Clara Barton Hospital, Hoisington.

She was born Feb. 24, 1920, in Hoisington, the daughter of Vernon L. and Eda (Bradley) Durand. She graduated from Hoisington High School and Kansas University.

Mrs. Griffith was a secretary for the Durand Insurance Company for 30 years before retiring in 1978.

She married Jerry L. Griffith on Nov. 2, 1942, in Harrisburg, Penn. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Robert K. Griffith, Lenexa; a daughter, Rochelle McKown, Lawrence; a sister, Reola Reid, Howard; and two grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Clara Barton Hospital Foundation, and they may be sent in care of the Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, 415 N. Main, Hoisington 67544.

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