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Obituaries

Obituaries

Robert Franklin Todd 1925 - 2008 Gridley

Graveside services for Robert Franklin Todd, 82, Grenola, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Gridley Cemetery in Gridley.Mr. Todd died Tuesday, July 1, 2008, in Winfield.He was born Aug. 11, 1925, the son of James Common and Iva Alice Hitchens Todd. He attended Manhattan Christian College and Phillips University in Enid, Okla.Mr. Todd served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He was a retired minister and vocational counselor. He was director of the Grenola Senior Citizens, a representative of the Elk County Council on Aging and a member of Elk County Ministerial Alliance.He married Edith Beyer on June 29, 1947. She preceded him in death. He married Charlene Purcell Hunter on Nov. 2, 1985. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include three daughters, Sondra Todd, El Dorado, Ruth Hurst, Lawrence, and Evelyn Todd, Wichita; and six grandchildren.Zimmerman Funeral Home in Howard is in charge of arrangements.