Archive for Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Gladys Cooley Gitzendanner

October 12, 2004


Services for Gladys Cooley Gitzendanner, 91, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Plymouth Congregational Church. Burial will be in Johnson County Memorial Garden.

Mrs. Gitzendanner died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.

She was born Nov. 29, 1912, in Minco, Okla., the daughter of Claude and Mary Hill O'Neal.

Mrs. Gitzendanner was a buyer for Macy's Department Store in Wichita. She was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church.

She married Wallace Cooley in 1931 in Oklahoma City. He died in 1977. She married Fred A. Gitzendanner on Oct. 2, 1983, in Prairie Village. He died Aug. 6, 2004.

Survivors include a son, Gerald Cooley, Lawrence; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until the service time Wednesday at the church.

The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care of Douglas County or the church, sent in care of the mortuary.

E-mail condolences may be sent to info@warrenmcelwain

.com, subject: Gitzendanner.

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