Archive for Wednesday, December 25, 2002

Mary E. Warsop


December 25, 2002

Services for Mary E. "Toots" Warsop, 97, De Soto, were Friday, Dec. 20, at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner. Inurnment will be at Mt. Sidney Cemetery, Linwood.

Mrs. Warsop died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at Eudora Nursing Center.

She was born Dec. 9, 1905, in Linwood, the daughter of Charles and LuEmma (Anderson) Curtiss. She moved from Linwood to De Soto in 1936.

Mrs. Warsop was a homemaker and worked as a riveter on P-38 planes at Lockheed in Burbank, Calif., during World War II.

She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary in De Soto.

She married Lester Warsop Dec. 28, 1937, in Olathe. He died Dec. 11, 2000.

Survivors include four sons, Glenn Bowers, Topeka, Roy R. Bowers, Eudora, Monte Bowers, De Soto, and Ron Action, Kansas City, Kan.; two daughters, Mary Gay Dunkin, San Marcos, Texas, and Martha Ray Warsop Carpenter, Lawrence; 25 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

A son, William Bowers, died earlier.

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