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Jeanne Hollis McDowell 1922 - 2012 Lawrence

Services for Jeanne Hollis McDowell, 89, Lawrence, will be at Overbrook United Methodist Church on Wednesday October 10th, visitation at 10AM, Services at 11:00AM. Mrs. McDowell died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2012 at her home. She was born Nov. 14, 1922 in Osage County, the daughter of William and Stella McCracken Hollis. She Graduated from Overbrook High School in 1939 and earned her bachelors degree at KU in 1945. Jeanne married Harlan McDowell in March 1945 in Lawrence, Kansas. Survivors include two sons; Steve and wife Kathy McDowell, Lawrence, Robert and wife Christina McDowell, Kansas City, MO., one sister Emily Pfitsch, Grinnell, Iowa, one brother; Robert Hollis, Lawrence, and 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, and brother William Hollis. In lieu of flowers family suggest memorials made to Overbrook Public Library or the Overbrook United Methodist Church. Sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. P.O. Box 1260 Lawrence, KS 66044 Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost.com
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