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Obituaries

Obituaries

Donald Eugene Lehman 1946 - 2008 Lawrence

Memorial services for Don Lehman, 62, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mr. Lehman died Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at his home.He was born Jan. 14, 1946, in Salina, the son of Maurice and Ila Holiday Lehman. He lived on a farm near Gypsum, graduating from Gypsum High School in 1964 and Fort Hays State University in 1968 with a bachelor’s degree in special education.He taught special education in Belvidere, Ill., for six years and spent the remainder of his educational career with the East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education in Baldwin City.For the past 20 years, Mr. Lehman worked as a registered representative with OFG Financial Services in Topeka, the final six of which were partnered with Ms. Leasa Huffman, financial planner.Mr. Lehman married Gretchen McMaster on July 25, 1971, in Hiawatha. They lived in Lawrence for the past 30 years. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Wierwille, Newton, and Shannon Andrews, Lawrence; a brother, Lawrence, Colorado Springs, Colo.; a sister, Lucile Alldaffer, Wichita; and two grandchildren, Dakota Lee Wierwille and Taylor Olivia Andrews.He was preceded in death by a sister, Leanna Swenson.Friends may call at 1 p.m. Monday before the services.The family suggests memorials to Caregivers Home Health Care and Heart of America Hospice, both of Lawrence, and may be sent to Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.E-mail condolences may be sent to rumsey-yost.com.