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Obituaries

Obituaries

Vincent Joseph Hoover 1923 - 2006

Mass of Christian Burial for Vincent Joseph Hoover, 82, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Greenleaf. Burial will be at St. Michael's Cemetery in Kimeo. Mr. Hoover died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2006, at his home.He was born Aug. 27, 1923, in Kimeo, the son of Louis John Hoover and Mary Ann Burke. He graduated from Greenleaf High School. He received a business degree from Kansas State University and a master's degree in economics from Kansas University.Mr. Hoover served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific, where he worked in intelligence. He owned Broughton Elevator in Broughton until it closed. He raised calves, peaches and Christmas trees in Lecompton. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council 1372 in Lawrence.Survivors include a sister, Margaret Marjorie Lowther, Concordia.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. A Rosary will be said and the family will receive friends before the Mass at the church Wednesday.The family suggests memorials to St. Michael's of Kimeo Inc. or St. Michael's Cemetery Assn., sent in care of the mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Hoover.