Obituaries

Obituaries

Rosemary A. Potter 1949 - 2005

Services for Rosemary A. Potter, 56, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Linwood Baptist Church. Burial will be in LeNape Cemetery, rural Bonner Springs.Ms. Potter died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at her home after a long illness.She was born April 9, 1949, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of John Robert and Marian Edna Cramer DeShazer. She grew up in Linwood and attended schools there. She had lived in Lawrence for five years after moving here from Arkansas. Ms. Potter was a machinist for five years at Hutamaki Manufacturing Co. in De Soto.Survivors include her mother, Olathe; two sons, John F. Patterson, Gardner, and Jason C. Hardy, Raymore, Mo.; two daughters, Kimberly Parker, Mineral Springs, Ark., and Ginger Leona Stark, Lawrence; a brother, Robert C. "Bob" DeShazer, Lawrence; 20 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.Two daughters, Melissa Mace and Amy Renee Cramer, died earlier.The family will greet friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lawrence Funeral Chapel.The family suggests memorials to Heart of America Hospice, sent in care of the chapel.