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Obituaries

Obituaries

Mary Zoe Laughlin 1922 - 2005

Services for Mary Zoe Laughlin, 83, Baldwin, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence. Burial will be in Eudora Cemetery with military honors by the U.S. Navy and American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post 14.Mrs. Laughlin died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Cornerstone Hospital of Austin, Texas.She was born April 30, 1922, in Wichita, the daughter of Sidney and Maudeline McCutchen Stahl. She graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in home economics in 1946. Mrs. Laughlin served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a pharmacist mate. She worked as a registered dietitian at Kansas University and also farmed with her husband. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.She married John F. Laughlin Jr. on Dec. 15, 1950, in Topeka. He died Feb. 13, 1989.Survivors include two daughters, Tina Gorup, Temple, Texas, and Melissa Dardis, Phoenix; a brother, Sidney Stahl, Wichita; a sister, Elfa Joy Vess, Pinehurst, N.C.; and a grandson.Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Assn., sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.