Sophia Julia Zemites 1908 - 2005
Mass of Christian Burial for Sophia Julia Zemites, 97, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Lawrence.Mrs. Zemites died Sept. 20, 2005, at Eudora Nursing Center.She was born June 6, 1908, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Joseph and Mary Raca Kasick.Mrs. Zemites was a homemaker. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and Daughters of Isabella. She was active in the parish, various civic organizations and neighborhood activities.She married Joseph Zemites on Sept. 28, 1927, in Kansas City, Kan. He died March 22, 1991.A son, Joseph Zemites, died in 1997.Survivors include a son, John Zemites, Littleton, Colo.; two daughters, Lois Curtis, Parker, Colo., and Mary Bialek, Lawrence; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., with a rosary at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the church before the services.The family suggests memorials to the church, Eudora Nursing Center, Trinity Respite Care or Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn., sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>, subject: Zemites.