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Obituaries

Obituaries

Joyce Lynne Whitaker Lawrence

A private memorial service for Joyce Lynne Whitaker, 69, Lawrence, will be held at a later date.She died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at her home.She served as a 1st Lieutenant in the Women’s Army Corps from 1964 to 1972. She moved to Kansas and worked for Security Benefit in Topeka, retiring in 1996. Survivors include two sisters, Anne Killmeyer, Berlin, N.J., and Janice Smith, Beaver, Pa.; a brother, James Whitaker, Lutz, Fla.; many nieces and nephews; and her lifelong partner, Geri.The family suggest memorials to an animal rescue center of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 87, Lawrence, KS 66044.