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Obituaries

Obituaries

Violet Rosetta Todd 1919 - 2006 Lawrence

Services for Violet Rosetta Todd, 86, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. Mrs. Todd died July 30, 2006, at her home.She was born Sept. 24, 1919, in Leavenworth, the daughter of Grover C. and Gertrude Behne Drennon.Mrs. Todd was a homemaker and a member of North Lawrence Christian Church.She married Roy W. Todd on Feb. 11, 1938, in St. Joseph, Mo. He died May 11, 1984. A daughter, Betty Long, died earlier, and a great-grandchild died earlier.Survivors include four sons, Roy Todd, Oskaloosa, Jerry Todd, College Station, Texas, Jack Todd, Lawrence, and John Todd, Lenexa; five daughters, JoAnn Church, Joy Menhusen, Carol Brewster, Linda Lee and Judy Coffman, all of Lawrence; 29 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary in Lawrence. The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care in Douglas County or the church, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="mailto:www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>.