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Obituaries

Obituaries

John Thomas Zweyer Jr. 1928 - 2007 Lawrence

Services for John Thomas Zweyer Jr., 78, Lawrence, will be private. Inurnment will be in Penwell-Gabel Cemetery in Topeka.Mr. Zweyer died Thursday, May 24, 2007.He was born Dec. 29, 1928, in Preston County, W.Va., the son of John T. Sr. and Nancy Ellen Strawser Zweyer. He was a longtime resident of Coffeyville.Mr. Zweyer enlisted in the U.S. Army on July 11, 1953, and was a veteran of the Korean War. He worked at Kansas University as a custodian for many years. He was of Pentecostal faith.He married Sarah F. Coffelt on March 13, 1982, in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Tommy P., West Virginia, and Leroy J., Virginia; three daughters, Linda Cox, Fort Scott, Francis E. Kissinger and Sherry Taylor, both of West Virginia; two stepsons, Fred Coffelt, Lawrence, and Robert Coffelt Jr., Reno, Nev.; two stepdaughters, Donna Nelson, Lawrence, and Debbie Bond Richard, Hungry Horse, Mont.Penwell-Gabel Ford-Wulf-Bruns Funeral Home in Coffeyville is in charge of arrangements.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.