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Obituaries

Obituaries

Elizabeth G. 'Liz' Duncan 1923 - 2011 Lawrence

Funeral services for Elizabeth G. “Liz” Duncan, 87, Lawrence, formerly of Perry, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Perry Christian Church. Burial will be at Underwood Cemetery, Williamstown.
Mrs. Duncan died Saturday, March 12, 2011, at the Medicalodges of Eudora.
She was born June 26, 1923, in Topeka, the daughter of Ray Bicknel and Eunice Mildred Powell Edmonds. She was a 1942 graduate of Perry Rural High School.
Mrs. Duncan was a homemaker and had also worked as a cook for the Perry school district for many years. She and her husband owned and operated Duncan’s Dairy in rural Perry from 1969 to 1979.
She was a member of and former Sunday school teacher at Perry Christian Church and had attended Lawrence Heights Christian Church. She was a member of the Perry Extension Home Unit and the Women’s Christian Club in Lawrence. She also served as a Jefferson County 4-H leader for many years.
She married Ernest C. Duncan on July 16, 1942, in Lawrence. He survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Wayne Duncan, Mayetta, and Dr. Bruce Duncan, Olathe; two daughters, Sandy Casey and husband Don, Vassar, and Rhonda Rowell and husband Ian, Lawrence; a brother, Orval Edmonds, Lawrence; two sisters, Lois Hamlet, Lecompton, and Edna Mae Lolley, Topeka; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Rodney Duncan, two brothers, Wilbur Edmonds and Marvin Edmonds, and a sister, Doris Anderson.
Friends may call after 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lawrence Chapel Oaks Funeral Chapel, 3821 W. Sixth St., where the family will meet friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.