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Obituaries

Obituaries

Evelyn Maxine Santee 1922 - 2008 Lawrence

Funeral services for Evelyn Maxine Santee, 85, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Parsons. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Parsons. Mrs. Santee died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Aug. 4, 1922, in rural Labette County, the daughter of Claire and Mabel Cloninger Darling. She graduated from Mound Valley High School. She was a longtime resident of Parsons and moved to Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community in Lawrence in 2006.Mrs. Santee worked as a church secretary for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Parsons. She was a member of the Amoma Class and also taught Sunday School for many years.She married Harold L. Santee on Jan. 3, 1941. He died Aug. 10, 1976.Mrs. Santee was also preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Darling.Survivors include a daughter, Linda Kelley and husband Jim, Lawrence; three grandsons, Jeff, Matt and Dan Kelley; and two great-grandchildren.Friends may call at Carson-Wall Funeral Home after 9 a.m. Friday. The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 942, Parsons, KS 67357.