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Obituaries

Obituaries

Edith M. Neuschafer 1927 - 2009 Lecompton

Graveside services for Edith M. Neuschafer, 82, Lecompton, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Maple Grove Cemetery, Lecompton.
Mrs. Neuschafer died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, at her home.
She was born Nov. 18, 1927, in Pleasant Hope, Mo., the daughter of Walter and Eva Grove Pierce. She attended schools in Pleasant Hope and moved to Lecompton in 1945.
Mrs. Neuschafer was a homemaker and worked on the family farm. She enjoyed working with cattle, mowing the yard, and flowers.
She married John Neuschafer Jr. on Oct. 6, 1945, in Lawrence. He died Aug. 28, 2001. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Carl and Floyd.
Survivors include two sons, Lloyd and wife Susan, Tecumseh, and William “Bill” and wife Ann, Lawrence; three grandchildren, Kris Wilbur, Julie Daniels and Erica Neuschafer; and five great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will meet them from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
The family suggests memorials to Lecompton United Methodist Church, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.