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Sophia Julia Zemites


September 29, 2005

Mass of Christian Burial for Sophia Julia Zemites, 97, Lawrence, was Saturday, Sept. 24, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Lawrence.
Mrs. Zemites died Sept. 20, 2005, at Eudora Nursing Center.
She was born June 6, 1908, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Joseph and Mary Raca Kasick.
Mrs. Zemites was a homemaker. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and Daughters of Isabella. She was active in the parish, various civic organizations and neighborhood activities.
She married Joseph Zemites on Sept. 28, 1927, in Kansas City, Kan. He died March 22, 1991.
A son, Joseph Zemites, died in 1997.
Sur-vivors include a son, John Zemites, Littleton, Colo.; two daughters, Lois Curtis, Parker, Colo., and Mary Bialek, Lawrence; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the church, Eudora Nursing Center, Trinity Respite Care or Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn., sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence 66044.
E-mail condolences may be sent to, subject: Zemites.

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