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Obituaries

Obituaries

William B. Irwin 1929 - 2008 Tonganoxie

Tonganoxie — Funeral services for William B. Irwin, 79, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial will follow in Hubbel Hill Cemetery in Tonganoxie.Mr. Irwin died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.He was born Jan. 27, 1929, in Danville, Ill., the son of William and Ercel Liggett Irwin.Mr. Irwin was a member of Henri Masonic Lodge No. 190 A.F.&A.M. for more than 50 years. He owned Irwin Sinclair gas station for 22 years in Kansas City, Kan., and Skelly gas station for nine years in Tonganoxie.He married Alberta Patten on March 1, 1947, in Danville, Ill. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Mike, Shawnee, and Stephen, Tonganoxie; a daughter; Kathy Shaulis, Tonganoxie; a sister, Ruby Moulton, Danville, Ill.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson.The family will meet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the church.The family suggests memorials to Tonganoxie Christian Church or Catholic Charities, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66086.Online condolences may be sent at quisenberryfh.com.