Stella M. Vollintine
Stella M. Vollintine, 95, Boerne, Tex. (formerly of Tonganoxie) died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004.
Funeral services were Friday at the Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie. The family received friends Thursday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.
Mrs. Vollintine was born Sept. 14, 1909, in Yates Center, Kan., the daughter of John and Clara Strouse. She was a member of the Tonganoxie Christian Church. On May 7, 1932, she was united in marriage to William B. Vollintine at Fort Scott, Kan. She was preceded in death by her husband; a granddaughter, Janice Marie Becker; and a sister, Thelma Schultz.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary Belle and husband, Gerald Jackson, Goddard; and Willena Becker, Boerne, Texas; nine grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Lloyd D. Richardson
Lloyd D. Richardson, 79, McLouth, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Olathe Medical Center.
Funeral services were Monday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. The family received friends Sunday at the Quisenberry Chapel. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery, McLouth.
Mr. Richardson was born Feb. 22, 1925, in Lebanon, Mo., the son of Hansel G. and Mary (Dingee) Richardson. He was a member of the Eagles Club, Oskaloosa, and of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local No. 41, Kansas City, Mo. He was retired from McClean Truck Lines in Kansas City, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Violet Mae (Toothman) Richardson on Aug. 20, 2003.
Survivors include a son, Lloyd Dennis Richardson, Excelsior Springs, Mo.; three daughters, Brenda Carter, Dunnegan, Mo., Sharon Simmons, Humansville, Mo., and Deborah Pycior, Shawnee; eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Alf T.H. Oleson
Alf T.H. Oleson, 88, Eudora, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, at his home. Cremation. No public services are planned.
Mr. Oleson was born Nov. 15, 1916, in Independence, Mo., the son of Arild and Eva (Ohleson) Oleson. He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, serving as a corpsman with the 72nd Seabees. He was the owner of Oleson Pharmacy in Eudora from 1946 to 1970 and was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Eudora.
He was a 1940 graduate of University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. He was instrumental in securing a doctor and building Eudora's first medical facility. He started Eudora Development, which paved the way for Eudora Nursing Center. He was a member of Kansas State Board of Pharmacy (64 years), Kansas Pharmacist Association, American Legion Post #14, Lawrence (59 years), Charter Member of Eudora Lions Club (53 years), Board of Director of Kaw Valley Bank and Eudora Nursing Center, Eudora School Board President (19 years), Eudora C.P.A. Committee, Eudora Zoning & Planning Board, organized the Avenue of Flags at Eudora Cemetery and was Eudora's Citizen of the year in 1997. On June 1, 1941, he was united in marriage to Dorothea Davidson.
Two brothers, Harold and Bud Oleson and sister, Ruby Henshaw, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothea Oleson, of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Trig and Donna Oleson, Eudora; daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Trent Downing, Henderson, Nev.; two grandsons, Brian and Mike Oleson, a grand daughter-in-law, Christine Oleson, and great-granddaughter, Mara Oleson, all of Eudora.
Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, is in charge of arrangements.
Karron K. McKay
Kansas City, Kan.
Karron Kay McKay, 57, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of the Muncie area, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at her home. Graveside services were Tuesday at the Mt. Sidney cemetery in Linwood. Visitation was Tuesday at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs.
Memorial contributions may be made to Karron McKay Fund in care of the funeral home.
Ms. McKay was born Dec. 1, 1947, in Kansas City, Kan. She previously worked for Procter & Gamble in Kansas City, Kan. For the past 10 years she worked for Quick-Crete in Edwardsville. She enjoyed her grandchildren and their many activities.
Survivors include a son, Frank L. McKay Jr., Kansas City, Kan.; two daughters, Tanna Rush, Kansas City, Kan.; and Christine Alonge, Independence, Mo.; a brother, Paul Jones, Linwood; two sisters, Sharon Morrison and Glenda Beaumont, both of Montreal, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and her close friend of many years, Keith Mull, Kansas City, Kan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl in 2002, and Lucille Jones in 2001; two brothers, David Jones in 1949 and Michael Jones in 1995; one sister, Arlenia Bobrukiewiez in 1998.