Obituaries

Obituaries

George F. McDonnell 1921 - 2007 Lawrence

Services with military honors for George F. McDonnell, 85, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Leavenworth National Cemetery. Mr. McDonnell died Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 19, 1921, in the Bronx, N.Y. He moved to Lawrence from Newark, Calif.Mr. McDonnell served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1942 to 1948. He was a former member of the Newark, Calif., Senior Center.Survivors include two nieces, Donna Watson, Lawrence, and Winnie Wendt, Smithtown, N.Y.; a nephew, George Wendt, Coram, N.Y.; three great-nieces, Laura Hollinger and husband Alan, Lawrence, and Wendy Wendt and Casey Schultz, both of New York; two great-nephews, Danny Orris and wife Monica, New Mexico, and Eddie Wendt and wife Kari, New York; six great-great-nephews, Joshua, AJ, Jake, Michael, Freddie and Tyler; and two great-great-nieces, Lyndsey and Gracie.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care in Douglas County, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: McDonnell.