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Obituaries

Obituaries

Maxine M. Patchen 1923 - 2005 Lawrence

Services for Maxine M. Patchen, 82, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lone Star Church of the Brethren in Lone Star. Burial will be in Washington Creek Cemetery southwest of Lawrence.Mrs. Patchen died Friday, May 6, 2005, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community in Lawrence.She was born Feb. 4, 1923, in Lawrence, the daughter of Joseph D. and Lola M. Hoover Flory.Mrs. Patchen was co-owner of Patchen Electric in Lawrence. She was a lifelong member of Lone Star Church of the Brethren. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for more than 40 years.She married Tommy E. Patchen on Oct. 22, 1942, in Lone Star. He died in July 1998.Survivors include a son, Tom Patchen, Baldwin; a daughter, Sandy Patchen, Olathe; two brothers, Earl Flory, Lawrence, and Ronald Flory, Carey, N.C.; a sister, Olive Street, Tecumseh; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care in Douglas County or the church, sent in care of the mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Patchen.