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Obituaries

Obituaries

Vicky Jean Buck Ware 1952 - 2008 Leavenworth

Graveside services for Vicky Jean Buck Ware, 56, rural Valley Falls, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Leavenworth National Cemetery.Mrs. Ware died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at Jefferson County Geriatrics Center in Winchester.She was born Jan. 28, 1952, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Ralph Eugene and Betty Marie Cook Owens. She graduated from Kansas City-Washington High School in 1970. She moved from Kansas City, Kan., to the Boyle community of rural Valley Falls in 2006.Mrs. Ware worked as a bartender at many establishments in Kansas City, Kan., for many years.She married Edward "Ed" James Ware on Sept. 14, 2001, in Oskaloosa. He survives, of the home. Other survivors include her father and stepmother, Ralph Eugene and Clara Owens, Oskaloosa; a daughter, Randi Lynn Hufford, Clearwater, Fla.; two stepsons, Edward James Ware III, Valley Falls, and Adam Justin Ware, Kansas City, Mo.; a sister, Sandra A. Rickey, Tonganoxie; and five grandchildren.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to Jefferson County Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416 Oskaloosa, KS 66066. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.barnettchapeloaks.com">barnettchapeloaks.com</a>.