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Obituaries

Obituaries

Margaret C. Schweda 1915 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Margaret C. Schweda, 91, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Trinity Episcopal Church, in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.Mrs. Schweda died Wednesday, March 21, 2007, at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka.She was born Aug. 20, 1915, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Frank and Minnie T. Stone Oakley. She attended Northeast High school in Kansas City, Mo., and several years of technical college.Mrs. Schweda worked in the Kansas University Entomology Laboratory. She was a longtime member of Trinity Episcopal Church. She enjoyed homemaking, bowling, square dancing, sewing, photography and working with Meals on Wheels.She married Frank August Schweda on Sept. 25, 1939, in Kansas City, Mo. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Brian C. Schweda and wife Henrietta, Gretna, La., and Bruce D. Schweda, Lawrence; 12 grandchildren, and several greatgrandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Frank Oakley Schweda; a brother, Fred Oakley; and two sisters, Christine Edwards and Catherine Oakley.Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from noon to 1 p.m. before the services.The family suggests memorials to the National Wildlife Federation or Trinity Episcopal Church, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.