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Obituaries

Obituaries

Marie K. Neill 1906 - 2008 Topeka

Services for Marie K. Neill, 102, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Grace Episcopal Cathedral in Topeka. Burial will follow in the Penwell-Gabel Cemetery.Mrs. Neill died on Saturday, March 29, 2008.She was born Jan. 14, 1906, in Lecompton, the daughter of David Lusk and Carrie Paslay. She graduated from Lecompton Rural High School and Topeka Business College. She was a division business office supervisor for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and retired in October 1970 after 43 years.She was a member of Grace Episcopal Cathedral, and the Daughters of the King Guild. She was a former president of the Life Member Club of the Telephone Pioneers of America, and had belonged to Arab Nobelles and Women of the Moose.She married Hobart Neill on June 8, 1934. He preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 1961.Three brothers, Charley, Albert and David Paslay and two sisters, Martha Denewiler and Dorothy Beatty, also preceded her in death.Survivors include several nieces and nephews.Friends may call after noon Thursday at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel, where the family will greet friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.The family suggests memorials to Grace Episcopal Cathedral, 701 SW Eighth Ave., Topeka, KS 66603, or Hospice Care of Kansas, 2900-H Oakley Ave., Topeka, KS 66614.Online condolences may be sent to <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.