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Obituaries

Obituaries

Helen Schaake 1922 - 2005 Leavenworth

Private graveside services for Helen Schaake, 82, Plymouth, Mich., will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery in Leavenworth.Mrs. Schaake died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005, in Plymouth.She was born Dec. 8, 1922, in Rossville, the daughter of Augustus and Louise Feller Parr. She lived in Lawrence and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas University.Mrs. Schaake was a medical technician at Stormont-Vail Medical Center and owned a drapery business in Topeka. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution.She married Ralph Edward Schaake on Oct. 19, 1943, in Norfolk, Va. He died Dec. 11, 2001.Survivors include a son, Jan Schaake, Lawrence; a daughter, Nan Wiecek, Canton, Mich.; a brother, Stanley Parr, Lawrence; and three grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Funeral Home.Online condolences may be sent to info@warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Schaake.