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Obituaries

Obituaries

Mildred Elizabeth "Betty" Schlotzhauer Barron 1923 - 2008 Shawnee

Memorial services for Mildred Elizabeth "Betty" Schlotzhauer Barron, 84, Shawnee, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Overland Park Chapel. Inurnment will follow in Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens in Shawnee.Mrs. Barron died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008.She was born Sept. 4, 1923, in Kansas City, Kan., to Paul and Helen Mayor Schlotzhauer. She graduated in 1944 from Trinity Lutheran School of Nursing in Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Barron retired from the Humphrey Cancer Clinic breast cancer detection unit. She was a member of Woodland Ridge Presbyterian Church in Lenexa.Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Donald H. "Arky" Barron; two daughters, Karen Olson and husband Lynn, Lawrence, and Diana Rose and husband Gary, Parker; a son, Don Barron and wife Kim, Kansas City, Mo.; seven grandchildren, including Kara Perry, Kurt Olson and Kirsten Mock; and 14 great-grandchildren, including Dylan, Emma and Meghan Perry, Carter and Chloe Olson, and Hayden Mock. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chapel, 8201 Metcalf, Overland Park.The family suggests memorials to Woodland Ridge Presbyterian Church, 13030 W. 87th St., Suite 101, Lenexa, KS 66215, or the Kansas City Hospice House, 9221 Ward Parkway, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO 64114.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.dwnewcomers.com">dwnewcomers.com</a>.