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Obituaries

Obituaries

Mildred E. Shoemaker 1916 - 2005 Tonganoxie

Services for Mildred E. Shoemaker, 88, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Quisenberry Chapel in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie. Mrs. Shoemaker died Monday, July 11, 2005, at her home.She was born Sept. 20, 1916, in Ackerland, the daughter of James and Bessie Hanley Lee. Mrs. Shoemaker was a homemaker.She married Lester Shoemaker on Dec. 28, 1943, in Salt Lake City. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Kenny W. Shoemaker and David L. Shoemaker, both of Tonganoxie; a sister, Nellie Bretz, Leavenworth; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to Leavenworth County Special Olympics or the Tonganoxie Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9271, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.