Archive for Thursday, December 13, 2007

Basil A. Tuttle


December 13, 2007

No services are planned for Basil Allen Tuttle, 75, Eudora.

Mr. Tuttle died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Dec. 29, 1931, in Lawrence, the son of Wallace F. and Marcella Uttinger Tuttle.

He graduated from Oread High School in Lawrence. He moved to Eudora in June 1999.

Mr. Tuttle worked as a heavy equipment operator for Operation Engineering Local 101 in Kansas City, Mo., and retired in 1993.

Mr. Tuttle was divorced.

Survivors include a son, David Tuttle, Lawrence; two sisters, Jackie Kennedy, Baldwin City, and Karen Bennett, Eudora; and five grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence 66044.

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