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Obituaries

Obituaries

Sulema M. Cordova 1924 - 2005 Lawrence

Services for Sulema M. Cordova, 81, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. Mrs. Cordova died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born April 29, 1924, in Renville, Minn., the daughter of Enrigue Montes and Hilaria Gutierrez-Montes Fermin. She lived in Brownsville, Texas, from 1975 to 1999 before moving to Lawrence. Mrs. Cordova attended St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Apolinar Cordova, Chicago; a daughter, Francisca M. Weeks, Lawrence; two brothers, Pedro Montes, Chicago, and Trinidad Montes, Channel View, Texas; two sisters, Elvira Gonzolez, Matamoros, Tamps, Mexico, and Amada Estrada, Chicago; five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends until 8:30 p.m. following a rosary at 7 p.m. Sunday. The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn., sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com" target="_blank">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.