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Obituaries

Obituaries

Madelyn Ronnie Jenks 1919 - 2011 Lawrence

Private graveside services for Madelyn Ronnie Jenks, 92, Lawrence, will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.
She died Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 15, 1919, in Starbuck, Minn., the daughter of Carl and Esther Engebretson Ronnie.
She was a graduate of Minnesota School of Business and attended University of Minnesota-Morris. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church and PEO Chapter GQ, ACBL (American Contract Bridge League), and the University Women’s Club.
She married George Jenks on Dec. 4, 1943. He preceded her in death Dec. 29, 1996.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gordon Ronnie and Claremont Ronnie.
Survivors include three daughters, Debora Jenks, Overland Park, Kathleen Kryway and husband Terry, Las Cruces, N.M., and Diane Jenks, Orange, Calif.; one brother, Donald Ronnie, Bend, Ore.; and many nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorials to a charity of donor’s choice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent to warrenmcelwain.com.