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Obituaries

Obituaries

George D. Schmitendorf Jr. 1927 - 2008 Lawrence

Services for George D. Schmitendorf Jr., 80, Lawrence, were Aug. 6 at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He was cremated.Mr. Schmitendorf died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.He was born Dec. 18, 1927, in Baldwin City, the son of George Dewey and Mary Grace Schmitendorf.He worked as a radio and TV repairman for many years and owned and operated an antiques store in downtown Lawrence before retiring.He married Sheila Blossom on July 25, 1948, in Lawrence. They recently celebrated 60 years of marriage. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include three sons, George III of Glendale, Ariz., and Chester and Thomas, both of Lawrence; two daughters, Sandra Cordill, Topeka, and Rose Kopf, Lawrence; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the Boy Scouts of America, 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>.