Lela Katherine Conway 1925 - 2009 Tonganoxie
Tonganoxie — Funeral services for Lela Katherine Conway, 83, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in the National Cemetery in Leavenworth.
Mrs. Conway died Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born Oct. 26, 1925, the daughter of William and Edith Woodard Wheeler.
Mrs. Conway was a printer at Kansas University Printing Services. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women’s Society and the Senior Bowling League. She also volunteered at the Good Shepherd Thrift Shop.
She married James H. Conway on June 28, 1942, in Austin, Minn. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include three sons, Michael, Kansas City, Mo., John, Loveland, Colo., and Kelly, Topeka; two daughters, Mary Conway, Tonganoxie, and Jeanne Conway Murry, Olathe; a sister, Mary Reinhart, Pleasant Hill, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Howard Conway, in 1944.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.
The family suggests memorials to the United Methodist Church or National Multiple Sclerosis Society, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66086.
Online condolences may be sent at quisenberryfh.com.