Advertisement

Obituaries

Obituaries

Dr. C.O. Nauman 1927 - 2008 Lawrence

Memorial services for Dr. C.O. Nauman, 81, Lawrence, will be at noon Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence. Private inurnment will be at a later date in Highland Cemetery in Ottawa.Dr. Nauman died Sunday, July 20, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 6, 1927, in Emporia, the son of Clarence G. and May Laura Davidson Nauman. He received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Kansas University in 1950. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry as a doctor of dental surgery in 1955. He was a Lawrence resident since 1957. Dr. Nauman served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He later retired as a captain in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He retired from his dental practice in 1983. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder. He was a member and past president of the Noon Cosmopolitan Club and a member of the Retired Officers Association, Reserve Officers Association and American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post 14. He served as a recruiter/information officer for the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., for several years.He was a life member of the American Dental Association and Kansas Dental Association. He was a trustee of Ottawa University in the 1990s. He was also a member of the advisory board of Lawrence Presbyterian Manor and chaired the Bob Frederick Presbyterian Manor/Good Samaritan Fund Benefit Golf Tournament.He married LaVonne Newman on June 2, 1950, in Sterling. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a daughter, Barbara A. Nauman, Overland Park; a son, Robert L. and wife Paula J., Louisburg; five grandchildren, Scott and Emily Yessen and Eric, Kurt and Kyle Nauman; and four great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church before the services.The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses and Hospice Care or Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Nauman.