Archive for Thursday, January 5, 2006

Lila May Towne


January 5, 2006

Services for Lila May Towne, 85, Eudora, were Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. She was cremated.

Mrs. Towne died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Feb. 2, 1920, in Aurora, Ill., the daughter of Ernest and MaryEtta Kell Dannewitz. She grew up in Aurora and attended grade school there.

She was a homemaker and also a personal care attendant for elderly women. She moved to Lawrence 20 years ago from Aurora.

Survivors include a daughter, Janice Vickers, Lawrence; a son, Dennis Hayden, Illinois; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Hurricane Victims Relief Fund in Louisiana, sent in care of the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence 66044.

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