Obituaries

Obituaries

Hazel I. Van Osdol 1920 - 2005

Funeral services for Hazel I. Van Osdol, 85, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Brock's North Hill Chapel in Hays. Burial will follow in the La Crosse Cemetery in La Crosse.Mrs. Van Osdol died Friday, Sept. 9, 2005, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.She was born March 27, 1920, in La Crosse, the daughter of George H. North and Inez D. Showalter North.Mrs. Van Osdol was a homemaker. She was a charter member of Good Sam RV Club in Aurora, Calif. She and her husband served as "Sambassadors" in Panama, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and all 50 states. She was a member of the 10th Avenue United Methodist Church in Hutchinson.She married Perry H. Van Osdol on Dec. 4, 1938, in LaCrosse. He died Oct. 22, 2001.Survivors include two sons, Perry Van Osdol Jr., Overland Park, and Jerry Van Osdol, Carmichael, Calif.; two daughters, Sherry Eales, Lawrence, and Mary Rich, Alton, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.The family will greet friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the chapel in Hays. The family suggests memorials to Dogs for the Deaf, 70175 Wheeler Road, Central Point, OR 97502, or they may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a> with subject: Van Osdol.