Archive for Thursday, November 3, 2005

Vera R. Kanzig


November 3, 2005

No services for Vera Rose Kanzig, 78, Lawrence, are planned.

Ms. Kanzig died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005, at her home.

She was born Jan. 4, 1927, in Eudora, the daughter of Carl Christian "C.C." and Viola Votaw Gerstenberger. She graduated from Eudora High School.

Ms. Kanzig worked as a library clerk at Lawrence High School for 30 years and retired July 1, 1995.

She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Eudora and the Douglas County Retired Teachers Assn.

She married James Kanzig. They divorced.

Survivors include a son, John E. Kanzig, Wichita; a daughter, ViAnn Kanzig Abel, Lawrence; a brother, Carroll Gerstenberger, Eudora; a sister, Violet Fleming, Eudora; and a grandson.

The family suggests memorials to the St. Paul United Church of Christ Sunday School Fund or Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

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

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