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Obituaries

Obituaries

Margaret Alice Cole 1910 - 2009 Lecompton

Funeral services for Margaret Alice Cole, 98, Lecompton, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Lecompton United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Lecompton.Mrs. Cole died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at her home.She was born May 19, 1910, in East Chicago, Ind., the daughter of Thomas E. and Gertrude V. Saxton Wilson. She graduated from Griffith High School in Indiana.Mrs. Cole was a homemaker and had worked at Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant and Hallmark Cards. She was a member of Lecompton United Methodist Church and the Lecompton Historical Society. She had lived in Lecompton since 1930.She married Fred J. Carlson in 1929 in Richmond, Ind. He preceded her in death in 1941. She married Albert P. Cole in 1959 in Lecompton. He preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 2004.Survivors include a son, Harold Carlson, Lawrence; a daughter, Shirley Skinner and husband Thomas, Lawrence; five grandchildren, Carol Stevenson, Robert and Ronald Skinner, Lynn Marie Campbell and Skip Carlson; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-granddaughters.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. today at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.The family suggests memorials to the church or the Lecompton Volunteer Fire Department, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.