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Obituaries

Obituaries

Mildred M. Lindley 1917 - 2006 Lawrence

Graveside services for Mildred M. Lindley, 88, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mrs. Lindley died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at Brandon Woods Health Center.She was born April 9, 1917, in Lawrence, the daughter of Schuyler and Clara Stokes Messenheimer. She graduated from Lawrence High School and Kansas University. She received a master's degree in home economics from Texas Women's University. She lived in Hemet, Calif., for 15 years and Las Vegas for six years before she returned to Lawrence.Mrs. Lindley taught home economics in Lawrence public schools for 20 years and retired in 1976.She married Howard T. Lindley on July 31, 1938, in Lawrence. He died Aug. 7, 2002.Survivors include a son, Donald Lindley, Las Vegas; a daughter, Jane Kleist, Collierville, Tenn.; a brother, Clifford Messenheimer, Sarasota, Fla.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, or American Heart Assn., P.O. Box 1653, Topeka 66601.