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Callie M. Ireland

June 15, 2000

Callie M. Ireland
1932-2000
Services for Callie M. Ireland, 67, Perry, were Wednesday, June 13, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence.

Burial was at Underwood Cemetery, Williamstown.

Mr. Ireland died Saturday, June 10, 2000, at Colmery-O'Neil Veterans Hospital in Topeka.

He was born Aug. 28, 1932, in Rochester, Minn., the son of Edward and Fay Gertrude (Dillon) Ireland.

He graduated in 1950 from Liberty Memorial High School, Lawrence. Mr. Ireland served in the Air Force from 1951 to 1953. He worked construction for most of his life and was a sheet metal worker until he retired in 1993.

He was a past member of the Linden-Tripkos Post 6654 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in DeSoto.

He married Barbara Sue Walker on Dec. 21, 1980, in Athens, Texas. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include one daughter, Melba Joyce Herrin, Athens, Texas; one stepson, Gerry Rogers, Missouri; 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A son, Leonard Ireland, and a daughter, Shelly McCoy, preceded him in death.

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