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Obituaries

Obituaries

Vera Marie Ulrich 1913 - 2005 Iola

Services for Vera Marie Ulrich, 92, Iola, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola. Burial will be in Colony Cemetery.Mrs. Ulrich died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at Windsor Place Nursing Center in Iola.She was born Sept. 14, 1913, in Tyrone, Okla., the daughter of Noah Philander and Annie Elizabeth Carson Newman. She graduated from high school in Baldwin. She also lived in Tyrone, Okla., Scott City and lola.Mrs. Ulrich was active in the Diamond community and church near Colony. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Iola and a volunteer gray lady at Allen County Hospital. She also traveled with Good Will bus tours.She married B. Keith Ulrich on Dec. 7, 1934, in Lawrence. He died March 3, 1974.A son, Robert Keith Ulrich, died earlier.Survivors include a son, William E. "Bill" Ulrich, Colony; two daughters, Mary LaCrone, Gas, and Shirley Robertson, Gas; two brothers, Lee Newman, Baldwin, and John Newman, Lawrence; two sisters, Doris Norwood, Lawrence, and Mary Hutchinson, Overland Park; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; a number of stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a stepgreat-great-grandchild.The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the chapel.The family suggests memorials to Iola Alzheimer's Support Group or Wesley United Methodist Church, sent in care of the chapel, 16 N. Buckeye, Iola 66749.