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Obituaries

Obituaries

Daisy D. Hemming 1924 - 2008 Lawrence

Memorial services for Daisy D. Hemming, 84, Lawrence, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Baldwin City.Mrs. Hemming died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at her home.She was born Feb. 21, 1924, in Baudette, Minn., the daughter of Howard and Eva Markley Blossom. She graduated from high school in Baudette.Mrs. Hemming worked at Hercules Inc. during World War II. She later worked at King Radio and then returned to work at Hercules. She also received a private pilot's license.She married Lyle Forest Hemming. He died Dec. 15, 1997.Survivors include two daughters, Beverly Ann Taylor and husband Jonathan, Apple Valley, Minn., and Shirley Rohrer, Durham, N.C.; a brother, Lyle Dean Blossom and wife Dinny, Canby, Ore.; three sisters, Sheila Schmitendorf, Lawrence, Esther Avery, Baudette, and Iris Vlasschaert, Roseburg, Ore; and four grandchildren, Nicole Holmgren, Stacy and Dawn Taylor, and Sally Ravanos.The family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.