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Obituaries

Obituaries

Aaron L. Lisher 1967 - 2007 Baldwin City

Funeral services for Aaron L. Lisher, 39, Baldwin City, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church in Baldwin City. Burial will follow in Sutton Cemetery near Baldwin City. Mr. Lisher died Sunday, March 4, 2007, at his home. He was born Nov. 25, 1967, in Lawrence, the son of Raeburn "Ray" G. and Corrine "Jill" Gunnels Lisher. He grew up in Lone Star. He attended schools in Lawrence and graduated from Lawrence High School in 1986.Mr. Lisher served in the U.S. Air Force from Oct. 2, 1986, until he was honorably discharged Oct. 1, 1990, as an information systems control specialist, obtaining the rank of E-4. He received the Air Force Good Conduct Medal, Air Force Overseas-Ribbon, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon and Air Force Achievement Medal. He also served from 1990 to 1993 in the Oklahoma Air National Guard.He was an electrician for Quality Electric in Lawrence and Trendtech in Kansas City, Kan., for many years. He also worked for LB&L Cable Co. in Oklahoma. He worked at Stoneridge Electric Co. in Kansas City, Kan., for the past five years.Mr. Lisher enjoyed camping, fishing, water skiing and sports. He was active in the community and helped coach baseball, football, soccer and wrestling. He was passionate about his son's athletic events and never missed a game or match. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.He married Shelley Bennett in California in 1990. They divorced. He married Kimberly R. Morgan on March 20, 1998, in Lawrence. They shared more than eight years of marriage. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include four sons, Michael and Alex Lisher, both of Harrah, Okla., and Andrew Morgan and Thomas Lisher, both of Baldwin City; his parents, Raeburn and Jill Lisher, Lone Star; a sister, Laura Lisher, Lawrence; a brother, Craig Lisher and wife Gina, Lawrence; his grandmother, LaVaun Gunnels, Drexel, Mo.; his mother-in-law, Pat Morgan, Overbrook; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.Mr. Lisher was preceded in death by his grandparents.Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Baldwin City, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The family suggests memorials to the Aaron L. Lisher Children's Education Fund, sent in care the funeral home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City 66006.