Archive for Saturday, December 13, 2003

Lorene E. Rothwell

December 13, 2003


— Graveside services for Lorene Elizabeth Rothwell, 88, Lecompton, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Underwood Cemetery, Williamstown.

Mrs. Rothwell died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003, at her home.

She was born Aug. 26, 1915, in Braymer, Mo., the daughter of Lillie May (Day) and Simon R. Hibner.

Mrs. Rothwell was a homemaker in Lecompton for more than 50 years. She married Henry Silvers. They divorced. She married Sylvester Rothwell in 1952. He survives, of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Carl Silvers, Lone Star; two sisters, Vernice Rothwell, Topeka, and Betty Marlin, Lebanon, Mo.; a brother, Farrell Hibner, Wichita; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Doris Parker, died earlier.

The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care of Douglas County, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

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