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Obituaries

Obituaries

Wilma E. Hart 1928 - 2009 Topeka

Funeral services for Wilma E. Hart, 80, Topeka, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Penwell-Gabel Parker-Price Chapel in Topeka. Private inurnment will be at Zion Cemetery.Mrs. Hart died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at her home.She was born Aug. 13, 1928, in Lawrence, the daughter of Wilhelm and Lydia Stehwien Gantz. She graduated from Perry Rural High School in 1946.Mrs. Hart retired from the Support Personnel Office in the Adjutant General’s Department. She was a member of Tecumseh United Methodist Church.She married Clarence Hart on May 10, 1947. He died March 8, 2005. A daughter, Sarah Hart Blessing, died May 7, 1992.She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Lines and Loraine Coon.Survivors include a daughter, Shelli Reid and husband Dan, Tecumseh; a son, Stanley Hart and wife Laura, Carbondale; a sister, Elaine Worthington and husband Eldon, Perry; and four grandchildren, Joshua and Jesse Reid and Courtney and Dakota Hart.Friends may call after 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.The family suggests memorials to the Museum of the Kansas National Guard, P.O. Box 19285, Topeka, KS 66619, or to Tecumseh United Methodist Church, 334 S.E. Tecumseh Road, Tecumseh, KS 66542.Online condolences may be sent at penwellgabel.com.