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Obituaries

Obituaries

Joel Hurd McKown 1942 - 2007 Lawrence

Memorial services for Joel Hurd McKown, 65, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence. Family inurnment will be at a later date in Hoisington.Mr. McKown died Thursday, March 22, 2007, in Lawrence. He was born Jan. 29, 1942, in San Mateo, Calif., the son of Paul and Josephine Hurd McKown. He attended Monterey Pacific College and Washburn University. He retired from the KU Bookstore as a supervisor in the textbook department.He married Rochelle Griffith on Jan. 10, 1970, in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include three brothers, James, Missoula, Mont., Ted, Santa Barbara, Calif., and Paul and wife Mary Jane, Mill Valley, Calif.; three nephews, Justin, Jake and Matt; and three nieces, Lindsay, Jennifer and Annie.The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Humane Society or Hospice Care in Douglas County, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: McKown.