Doris J. Bateson
Funeral services for Doris J. Bateson, 63, Tonganoxie, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary Eudora Chapel. Burial will be in Eudora Cemetery.
Mrs. Bateson died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
She was born April 18, 1941, in Eudora, the daughter of Ellsworth and Doris G. Landon Rice.
She was a bookkeeper for Lesh, Bradley, Barrand, CPA firm for many years and later worked as a bookkeeper for several area companies including Weaver's, Cutler Repaving, Kansas Color Press and Cloud Heating. Most recently, she worked at the Orthopedic Casting Labs in Eudora.
Mrs. Bateson was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary, La La Lassies Red Hat Society and First Christian Church, Lawrence.
She married Bob Harper in 1956. They later divorced. She married John B. Bateson on Nov. 21, 1971, in Tonganoxie. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include a daughter, Michele Holland, Kansas City, Kan.; a son, Gary Harper, Kansas City, Kan.; two brothers, William E. Rice, Broken Arrow, Okla., Robert A. Rice, Eudora; a sister, Mary Lou Quinlan, Tonganoxie; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
A granddaughter preceded her in death.
The family will greet friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary Eudora Chapel.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Leavenworth County or to the KU Oncology Center and may be sent in care of the mortuary, 1003 John L. Williams Drive, Eudora 66025.
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