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Obituaries

Obituaries

Jenny-Lea E. Mesler 1927 - 2005 Lawrence

Services for Jenny-Lea E. Mesler, 78, Lawrence, will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Private inurnment will be in Pioneer Cemetery.Mrs. Mesler died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Feb. 4, 1927, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of George F. and Jennie Watson McGowan. She graduated from Paseo High School and Kansas City (Mo.) Junior College and received a Bachelor of Arts in fine arts in 1951 from Kansas University. She lived in Tennessee and Michigan before she moved to Lawrence. She also lived in England while on sabbatical with her family.Mrs. Mesler was a homemaker. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the KU Engineering Wives.She married Russell B. Mesler on June 9, 1951, in Lawrence. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Scott Mesler, Lawrence, and Doug Mesler, Tampa, Fla.; two daughters, Diane Mailen, Pomona, and Sandra Mesler, Berlin, Germany; a sister, Carolyn Hill, Lawrence; and seven grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.The family suggests memorials to the Kansas Audio-Reader Network, sent in care of the mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Mesler.