Obituaries

Obituaries

Althea Mae Koerth Tonganoxie

Funeral service for Althea Mae Koerth, 87, Tonganoxie, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Mrs. Koerth died at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
She was born Nov. 5, 1923, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Howard and Phyllis Carpenter Pike. She was a graduate of Wyandotte High School.
Mrs. Koerth worked as a secretary for Kansas University and Tonganoxie High School and a cook at Tonganoxie Elementary School.
She was a member of the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church.
She married Gus Koerth on March 3, 1943, in Kansas City, Kan. He preceded her in death Nov. 4, 2006.
Survivors include three sons, Richard and wife Deborah, Topeka, Bruce and wife Macel, Tonganoxie, and Howard and wife Roz, Oklahoma City; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will meet friends from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, prior to the service.
The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, 604 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie, KS 66086.