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Obituaries

Obituaries

Joanne R. Aussem 1949 - 2008 Lawrence

Cremation with private services are planned for Joanne Cloud "Jody" Aussem, 58, Lawrence.Ms. Aussem died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, at her home.She was born Nov. 28, 1949, in Salina, the daughter of Joseph Carl and Ruth Elaine Dragoo Cloud. She graduated from Salina High School in 1967. She graduated summa cum laude from Kansas University.Ms. Aussem was the owner of P.E. Aussem Co. She was a member of the Kansas City Junior League and Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority.Survivors include her mother; a sister, Mary Mar Olson; three nieces, Jody Mintken, Katy Matthai and Beth Colon; and many friends.The family suggests memorials to the St. John's Military Academy Scholarship Fund, sent in care of Lawrence Funeral Chapel, 3821 W. Sixth St., Lawrence, KS 66049.Online condolences may be sent at barnettchapeloaks.com.