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Obituaries

Obituaries

Donna L. "Weedle" Caviness 1948 - 2008 Vinland

Graveside services for Donna L. "Weedle" Caviness, 59, Vinland, will be at noon Saturday in Vinland Cemetery. A celebration of life potluck will follow at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence.Mrs. Caviness died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2007, in an automobile accident in Douglas County.She was born June 25, 1948, in Orofino, Idaho, the daughter of Donald and Edith Squires Montre. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Kansas University and a master's degree in library science from Emporia State University.Mrs. Caviness was a school librarian in the Shawnee Mission school district. She married Paul Caviness on June 7, 1994, in Lawrence. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include a daughter, Laurel Babbit, New York City; three sons, Kevin W., Lawrence, Kelly L., Munich, Germany, and Will S., Shawnee; a sister, Edith McBride, Yelm, Wash.; and three grandchildren, Katie, Allison and Joshua. She was preceded in death by a twin brother, Donald Montre.The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Caviness.