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February 5, 2001


Mrs. Sturtridge died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2001, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

She was born May 10, 1918, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of John and Ollie (Forward) Capell. She moved to Tonganoxie in 1970 from Kansas City, Kan.

Mrs. Sturtridge was a homemaker.

She married John "Jack" Sturtridge on Jan. 30, 1937, in Kansas City, Kan. He died Nov. 15, 1993.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Sturtridge, Tonganoxie, and Sandy D. Sturtridge, Kansas City, Kan.; a brother, John Capell, Austin, Tex.; four sisters, Nona Hoppen, Walla Walla, Wash.; Bettie Capps, Hixson, Tenn.; Maxine DeWett, Fort Worth, Tex.; and Jean Capell, Iola; three grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the Gary Sturtridge home, Tonganoxie, after the services.

The family suggests memorials to the cancer department at Children's Mercy Hospital, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home.

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