Sherman Franklin Williams II
1932 – 2001
Graveside services for Sherman Franklin Williams II, 68, Prairie Village, were Feb. 12 at Lenape Cemetery, Linwood.
Mr. Williams died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2001, at his home in Prairie Village.
He was born Oct. 3, 1932, in Galatin, Mo. He graduated from Southwest High School, Kansas City, Mo., in 1950 and then went to Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Mo., receiving a Bachelors Degree in Economics. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and worked for Dunn and Bradstreet in Kansas City, Mo. for 14 years as a reporter, then worked form Laidlaw Transportation as a driver until he retired.
Survivors include his wife, Marsha J. Williams, Prairie Village; one son, Chip Williams, Shawnee; his mother, Ruth Henderson Williams, Prairie Village, and one uncle, Jack Henderson, Houston.
Allan B. Morgan
Allan B. Morgan, 64, formerly of Kansas City, Kan., died Sunday, March 28, 2004 at Tonganoxie Nursing Center. Memorial services and inurnment will be private.
Mr. Morgan was born February 27, 1940, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Ted and Dorothy (Hutton) Morgan. He was a Navy veteran. He was a sheet metal worker for TWA in Kansas City, Mo., before he became disabled.
Survivors include his son, Craig Morgan of Kansas City, Kan., and cousin, Rex Hutton of Tonganoxie. Arrangements by Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.
Adam M. Kosanke
Adam Michael Kosanke, 22, of Tonganoxie, died Sunday, March 28, 2004, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Tonganoxie. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at the Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Cremation. Inurnment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 1, 2004, in Lanape Cemetery, Linwood.
Mr. Kosanke was born Sept. 28, 1981, in Spokane, Wash. He was a 2000 graduate of Tonganoxie High School. For several years he had worked for Dripbusters Company in Tonganoxie and had recently started work for a dental equipment company.
He is survived by his father and step-mother, Jack and Leisa Kosanke, Spokane, Wash.; mother and stepfather, Jo and Jack Bogard, Tonganoxie; brother Ryan Kosanke, Tonganoxie; five half-sisters, Jessica, Rachel and Rebecca Bogard, all of Tonganoxie, and Kaligh and Elizabeth Kosanke, both of Spokane, Wash. Arrangements by Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.
Kathryn M. Kerns
Kathryn Marie Kerns, 48, of Independence, Mo., died Sunday, March 28, 2004, at her home. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, April 2 at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to Animal Haven Animal Shelter, 9800 W. 67th St., Merriam, KS 66203.
She was born Jan. 4, 1956, in Seattle, Wash. She had been employed with Jefferson Lines and enjoyed traveling across the country with the many tour groups. She was especially fond of her pets, Max, Tessa, Smokey and Whiskers.
She is survived by her father and mother, James and Carrie (Lowe) Kerns, Prairie Village; and two brothers, Michael Kerns, Portland, Ore.; and Mitch Kerns, Prairie Village. Arrangements by the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee.
Annette B. Jarrell
Annette B. Jarrell of Shawnee died March 27, 2004, at the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kan. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 3 at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church with private burial.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Good Shepherd Church, Shawnee, or the Church of the Annunciation in Baltimore, Md.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William F. Jarrell with whom she enjoyed a 52-year marriage before his death in 1986.
Born on April 5, 1914, she would have been 90 years old and a family celebration had been planned. A child of the Depression, she had to leave high school to work in a factory to support her family. She went to night school for four years and earned her high school diploma. Later, she worked as a dental assistant for private dentists and for 20 years with the Baltimore City Public Schools after becoming a certified dental assistant.
In her retirement years, she was a volunteer at Franklin Square Hospital, and a greeter and committee worker at the Church of the Annunciation where she was a member of the Sodality and Funsters. She enjoyed cooking for and entertaining her family and friends even after becoming legally blind.
Survivors include a sister, Barbara Hoos, Baltimore, Md.; two daughters, Vivian Foreman (Gary), Shawnee; and Patricia Brinegar (Dick) of Portsmouth, R.I.; eight grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren. Arrangements by the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee.