Archive for Thursday, March 6, 2003

Dolores E. Werner


March 6, 2003

Services for Dolores Ethel Werner, 65, Lawrence, were Tuesday, March 4, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence. Burial was in Topeka Cemetery.

Mrs. Werner died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, at her home.

She was born June 11, 1937, in Topeka, the daughter of Arthur and Gracie (Louber) Groves.

Mrs. Werner was a clerk at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, White Shrine, Beta Sigma Phi and Eudora Quilt Guild. She also was involved with Boy Scouts of America for more than 15 years.

She married Donald Werner on July 22, 1957, in Topeka. He died Dec. 4, 1990.

Survivors include two sons, Bill Werner, Overland Park, and Rick Werner, Lawrence; three brothers, Arthur Groves Jr., Aurora, Colo., Leroy Groves and Robert Groves, both of Topeka; two sisters, June Staggs, Grand Junction, Colo., and Judy Cochran, Topeka; and four grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care of Douglas County or the Oncology Center at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, sent in care of the mortuary.

E-mail condolences may be sent to, subject: Werner.

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