Bernard August “June” Lorance Jr.
A memorial service for Bernard August “June” Lorance Jr., 77, Linwood, will be held at a later date.
Mr. Lorance died Friday, May 21, 2010, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
He was born July 14, 1932, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Bernard August Sr. and Mary Evelyn Proctor Lorance.
Mr. Lorance served his country in the U.S. Army.
He farmed near Linwood and worked for the Basehor-Linwood school district, Lorance Construction and Meyer Dairy.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie.
He married Mary Frances Scheller on Feb. 12, 1955, at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Basehor. She preceded him in death.
He was also preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Edward Lorance.
Survivors include two sons, Mark Lorance and wife Kathleen, Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Brian Lorance, Linwood; two daughters, Jan Noffsinger and husband Robert, Bermuda Dunes, Calif., and Lynn Reynolds and husband Rory, Bountiful, Utah; a brother, Jim Lorance, Kansas City, Kan.; two sisters, Shirley Hanser, Gatewood, Mo., and Rose Marie Hart, Statesville, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorials to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie or the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence, KS. 66044
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.