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Obituaries

Obituaries

Edith M. Weigel 1914 - 2006 Topeka

- Services for Edith M. Weigel, 91, Topeka, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Penwell-Gabel Southeast Chapel in Topeka. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.Mrs. Weigel died Saturday, May 27, 2006, at her home.She was born Aug. 31, 1914, in Lawrence, the daughter of Joseph Franklin and Anna Rachel Walrod Davis. She was raised in Lawrence.Mrs. Weigel was a homemaker. She later worked at Leavenworth County Nursing Home and Cushing Memorial Hospital in Leavenworth. She was a longtime member of The Church of God of Prophecy.She married Walter Jones in 1930. He died in 1931. She married Shelby Loren Weigel on July 20, 1936. He died in 1947.Two sons, Garret Reading and Shelby Weigel, also died earlier.Survivors include a son, George Weigel; six daughters, Judy Ann Hoffman, Vickie Lyons, Carrie Stettler, Sue Nichols, Linda Nichols and Glenna Woods; 28 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.Friends may call from noon to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. The family suggests memorials to The Church Of God Of Prophecy, 436 S.E. Fairfax, Topeka 66607. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.