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Archive for Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Peter Swalm Obituary

April 25, 2001

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Mr. Swalm died Monday, April 23, 2001, as a result of an auto accident south of Lawrence.

He was born Feb. 5, 1983, in San Antonio, the son of Michael and Janet (Westlake) Swalm. He grew up in the Lawrence area, attended Lawrence public schools and was a senior at Lawrence High School.

Mr. Swalm attended Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his parents, Mike and Jan Swalm, Lawrence; two sisters, Christina Swalm and Jami Swalm, both of Lawrence; and his grandparents, Lowell and Pearl Westlake, Lawrence, and Frank and Esther B. Swalm, Magee, Miss.

The family will receive friends at the church following services.

Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gerald Schrader

Graveside services for Gerald A. Schrader, 57, Omaha, Neb., will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence.

Mr. Schrader died Sunday, April 15, 2001, at Immanuel Hospital, Omaha, Neb.

He was born May 26, 1943, in Houston. He grew up in Lawrence.

Mr. Schrader was a retired track foreman for Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, Neb.

Survivors include his wife, Norma, of the home; a daughter, Lori Strutton, Ivy Bend, Mo.; two sons, Link, Los Angeles, and Kevin, of the home; three brothers, James, Austin, Tex., Richard Jr., Lawrence, and Edwin, Tecumseh; a sister, Peggy Cobb, Gardner; his stepfather, Harold Seele, Baldwin; and two granddaughters.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Maxine Laming

Leawood -- Memorial services for Maxine "Deannie" Laming, 76, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Church of the Resurrection United Methodist Church, Leawood. Cremation is planned.

Mrs. Laming died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at her son's home in Leawood.

She was born March 26, 1925, in Tonganoxie, the daughter of Oscar and Lila (Ousdahl) Botts.

Mrs. Laming had worked as an operator for Suburban Telephone Co., Tonganoxie, and was a homemaker. She had been a Cub Scout den mother and Girl Scout leader.

She was a member of First Congregational Church, Plymouth Guild, Chapter AT, P.E.O., and the Reading Club, all of Tonganoxie. She had served as a school board member for the Tonganoxie school district.

She married Thomas C. Laming on June 15, 1946, in Tonganoxie. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Thomas W. Laming, Leawood; a daughter, Linda Laming, Overland Park; a brother, Jean Botts, Independence, Mo.; three sisters, Dorothy Dwyer, Lawrence, Betty George, Independence, Mo., and Marie Hubbard, Hutchinson; and a grandson.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Quisenberry Funeral Home Chapel, Tonganoxie, where a service of remembrance will be at 7 p.m.

The family suggests memorials to Church of the Resurrection memorial gardens, and they may be sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.

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