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Obituaries

Obituaries

Marge Sweeney 1928 - 2007 Lawrence

Inurnment services for Marge Sweeney, 79, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Sweeney died Friday, March 9, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Jan. 10, 1928, in northern China. She lived in China until the age of 15, then moved to Japan. She moved in 1958 to Lawrence, where she lived the rest of her life.Mrs. Sweeney worked for the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. She and her husband owned and operated the College Motel for 40 years.She married Gene Sweeney on Oct. 17, 1955, in Fukuoka, Japan. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Rich, Denver, and Bob, Lawrence; three sisters, and a brother, all of Japan; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association, 325 Maine, Lawrence, 66044.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.