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Obituaries

Obituaries

Gertrude S. Coon 1918 - 2007 Eudora

Graveside services for Gertrude S. Coon, 88, Eudora, will be at 2 p.m. today in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.Mrs. Coon died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, at the Baldwin Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.She was born Nov. 22, 1918, in Ottawa, the daughter of Walter E. and Gertrude E. Evans Hansen. She lived in Eudora since 1997.Mrs. Coon retired from Hallmark Cards, where she worked in production control. She was a worthy matron in Eastern Star of Baldwin City and a past president of the Pilot Club. She was also a member of Eudora United Methodist Church.She married Lawrence E. Coon on April 1, 1939. He died Sept. 19, 1995.Mrs. Coon was also preceded in death by a son, Edward, in 2001.Survivors include a son, Stephen, Baldwin City; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to a charity of the donor's choice, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Coon.