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Obituaries

Obituaries

Stanley K. Landgraf 1921 - 2007 Lawrence

Services for Stanley K. Landgraf, 85, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.Mr. Landgraf died Friday, Feb. 2, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a short illness.He was born July 25, 1921, in St. Louis, the son of Georg Heinrich and Eleanor Johanna Mueller Landgraf. He graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He moved to Lawrence two years ago from Harwich Port, Mass., where he had been retired for 18 years.Mr. Landgraf served in the U.S. Navy and was an aeronautical engineer for McDonnell Douglas Corp. for 35 years.He was a voracious reader, puzzle solver, Anglophile, amateur artist and architect. His passions were history, travel, British sitcoms, a funny punch line, any good cut of meat and Cape Cod.Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Priscilla Dehn Tite Landgraf; three sons, Bruce, Oceanside, Calif., Keith and wife Ingrid, Lawrence, and Eric and wife Cathy, St. Louis; two daughters, Marsha Smith and husband Kent, St. Paul, Minn., and Jennifer Mason and husband Earle, Highland Park, Texas; a sister, Eleanor Rosburg and husband Bob, La Quinta, Calif.; a brother, Girard and wife Elizabeth, Yorktown, Va.; eight grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.The family suggests memorials to the Harwich Historical Society, Harwich Port, MA 02645.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.