Archive for Thursday, February 15, 2001

Dolpho A. French


February 15, 2001

Graveside services for Dolpho Alexander French, 96, Eudora, were Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.

Mr. French died Friday, Feb. 9, 2001, at Eudora Nursing Center.

He was born May 5, 1904, in Lecompton, the son of Jacob Anderson and Alpharetta (Glenn) French. He attended Lecompton Elementary School. He graduated from Eudora High School in 1924.

Mr. French farmed in the Eudora and Baldwin communities and worked at Kansas University in the botany department until he retired.

He was a member of the Eudora United Methodist Church.

He married Florence May Brisban in 1939 in Lawrence. She died April 25, 1983.

Survivors include a brother, Homer French, Eudora; and a sister, Madge Torneden, Baldwin.

Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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