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Obituaries

Obituaries

Elizabeth Cowie Kennedy 1914 - 2010 Lacon, Ill.

Graveside services for Elizabeth Cowie Kennedy, 95, Lacon, Ill., will be private.
Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.
Mrs. Kennedy died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home, Lacon.
She was born Oct. 14, 1914, in Lawrence, the daughter of Ernest E. and Eleanor Pierson Cowie. She graduated from Kansas State University.
She was a teacher for several years in Walnut, Kan., and a substitute teacher in Illinois. Mrs. Kennedy assisted her husband in the Kennedy Veterinary Clinic in Washburn, Ill., for several years. She was an avid golfer and bridge player.
She married Dr. Francis Maxwell Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1940, in Kansas City, Mo. He preceded her in death on Feb. 23, 2004.
Survivors include three daughters, Elinor Everitt and husband Dave, of Moline, Ill., Mary Beth Armentrout and husband Fred, Chillicothe, Ill., and Sandy Gilhouse and husband Mark, of Sun Prairie, Wis.; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Kansas State University or to St. Joseph’s Nursing Home, Lacon, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com