Archive for Sunday, August 5, 2001

Geneva M. Bruner

August 5, 2001


— Services for Geneva M. Bruner, 88, Rantoul, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home, Ottawa. Burial will be in Princeton Cemetery.

Mrs. Bruner died Friday, Aug. 3, 2001, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa.

She was born Oct. 23, 1912, in rural Rantoul, the daughter of Mary V. (Jackson) and Joel H. Lockwood.

She grew up in the Rantoul community and attended West Valley Rural Grade School and Rantoul High School.

Mrs. Bruner was a member of Ruhamah Baptist Church, Promenaders Square Dance Club and Ottawa Women's Bowling Assn.

She married Earl F. Bruner on Dec. 23, 1933, at Church of Christ Parsonage, Ottawa. He died earlier.

Survivors include two sons, Wayne R. Bruner and Warren F. Bruner, both of Rantoul; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Friends may call after 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday.

The family suggests memorials to Ruhamah Baptist Church or Muscular Dystrophy Assn., sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa 66067.

Gerald R. Campbell

Olathe Services for Gerald R. Campbell, 61, Olathe, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Olathe.

Mr. Campbell died Friday, Aug. 3, 2001, in LaCrosse, Wis.

He was born Nov. 8, 1939, in Holton. He had lived in Olathe the past 20 years. He was a 1957 graduate of Eudora High School and received a bachelor's degree from Kansas University in 1967.

Mr. Campbell had been an insurance claims adjuster for the past 34 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Olathe. He was Scout Master of Troop 83 for many years and then became Unit Commissioner for Boy Scouts of America.

He married Shirley Young, who survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Gerald, Hollywood, Fla., and Timothy, Port Orchard, Wash.; a daughter, Christine Allen, Topeka; his mother, Lorena Abbott, Lawrence; two sisters, Virginia Bourgeault, Palm Bay, Fla., and Norma Jean Tornaden, Lawrence; a twin sister, Geraldine Coleman, Lawrence; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

The family suggests memorials to Boy Scouts of America Camp Nash, and they can be sent in care of Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 143rd and Blackbob Road, Olathe, KS 66062. Online condolences can be sent to

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