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Obituaries

Obituaries

Dorothy Jane Grinstead 1920 - 2005

Graveside services for Dorothy Jane Grinstead, 85, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Mount Muncie Cemetery in Leavenworth.Mrs. Grinstead died Monday, Nov. 14, 2005, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community in Lawrence.She was born March 8, 1920, in Novinger, Mo., the daughter of Lucien and Allie Cunningham Hammer. She moved from Sunflower Village to Lawrence 51 years ago.Mrs. Grinstead and her husband were apartment managers for the Malls Olde English Village for many years. She formerly worked for Barteldes Seed Co. and the Securities Investment Co. She and her husband also owned and operated the Grinstead Antique Shop for several years.She was a member of First Christian Church.She married Hugh Grinstead on Sept. 16, 1937, in Kirksville, Mo. He died April 26, 2001.A daughter, Kay Ford, also died earlier.Survivors include a son, Mark Grinstead, Lawrence; three daughters, Nancee Grinstead, Topeka, Deborah Beene, Lawrence, and Peggy Gravette, Abilene; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.The family suggests memorials to Meals on Wheels or the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of the mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Grinstead.