Maurice F. Black Jr. 1922 - 2011 Tonganoxie
Graveside services for Maurice F. Black Jr., 88, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hubbel Hill Cemetery.
He died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence.
Mr. Black was born March 31, 1922, in Dodge County, Neb., the son of Maurice and Addie Brown Black Sr.
He was a graduate of Tonganoxie High School and worked as a farmer and Pioneer Seed salesman. In 1941, he was awarded Future Farmers of America’s degree of State Farmer and in 1942, their highest degree: the degree of American Farmer.
He married Marie Mitchell on Oct. 14, 1945, in Tonganoxie. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Jane Korb and husband Paul, Oskaloosa, and Becky Hicks and husband Jim, Lawrence; a brother, Dale, Olathe; a sister, Opal Kerns, Tonganoxie; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will meet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie.
The family suggest memorials to the Leavenworth County Council on Aging or to the Good Samaritan Fund at Presbyterian Manor.