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Obituaries

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Theresa K. Daniel Norcross 1910 - 2008 Lawrence

Graveside services for Theresa K. Daniel Norcross, 97, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mrs. Norcross died Sunday, March 9, 2008, at Medicalodge of Eudora.She was born Sept. 27, 1910, in Lamar, Ark., the daughter of Wilhelm and Anna Schlafkie Loedige. She attended school in Lamar and moved to Lawrence in 1934.Mrs. Norcross worked for Stokley-Van Camp in Lawrence and Hercules Powder Plant in De Soto. She worked as a cook at Kansas University until she retired. She was a member of the Lutheran Church. She enjoyed gardening, farming and quilting.She married Lois W. Daniel in 1931 in Lamar. They divorced. She married Leo T. Norcross in 1945. They divorced.Survivors include four sons, Glenn W. Daniel, Ottawa, Verlon L. Daniel, Versailles, Mo., Norman "Wayne" Daniel, Tonganoxie, and Harold L. Daniel, Lawrence; a daughter, Ila Dean Stewart, Lawrence; 14 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren.Mrs. Norcross was preceded in death by her parents; a son, John E. Norcross; two great-grandsons; a great-great-grandson, three sisters, and two brothers.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Rehabilitation and Hospice Care, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.