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Obituaries

Obituaries

Mary M. Nusbaum 1912 - 2007 Eudora

Eudora - Mass of Christian burial for Mary M. Nusbaum, 95, Eudora, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Burial will follow in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery. Mrs. Nusbaum died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007, at her home.She was born July 5, 1912, in Marysville, the daughter of Joseph and Theresa Trienan Ellenbecker. She graduated from schools in Marysville before attending Kansas State Teachers College in Emporia.Mrs. Nusbaum taught at Pleasant Ridge, a one-room schoolhouse. She and her husband operated grocery stores in Nortonville, Valley Falls and Eudora. She also worked at Sunflower Ammunition Plant and helped her husband with their part-time business of replacing cane seats on antique chairs. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church for 50 years. She enjoyed sewing, reading and baking. She married Robert Nusbaum on Nov. 22, 1937. They shared 49 years of marriage. He preceded her in death.Mrs. Nusbaum also was preceded in death by three brothers, Joseph, Charles and Leo; and a granddaughter, Morgyn.Survivors include a son, Robert Nusbaum and wife Mimi, Charleston, S.C.; four daughters, Virginia Hafsahl and husband Earl, Seattle, Rosemary Murphy and husband Jack, Baldwin City, Rozanne Wadleigh and husband Jim, Essex Junction, Vt., and Patricia McGivern, Topeka; 15 grandchildren, George, Jim, Dan, David, Breanna, Molly, Owen, Doyle, Hugh, Gabriel, Sean, Matthew, Mary, Erin and Morgan; and 11 great-grandchildren.A rosary will be recited at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary Eudora Chapel, where the family will receive friends until 8:30 p.m. Friday.The family suggests memorials to Holy Family Catholic Church Cemetery Fund or Hospice Care in Douglas County, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Nusbaum.