Archive for Thursday, March 8, 2007

Obituary: Edith N. Gordon Propp


March 8, 2007

Funeral services for Edith N. Gordon Propp, 92, Baldwin City, were Saturday, March 3, at Bruce Funeral Home in Gardner. Inurnment will be in Gardner Cemetery at a later date.

Mrs. Propp died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, at Wellsville Manor Nursing Center.

She was born Jan. 30, 1915, in the Prairie Center area of Johnson County, the daughter of Charles A. and Josie Ann Bryan Gordon. She lived in the Edgerton area, moved to Florida in 1954 and then back to Gardner in 1993.

Mrs. Propp was an office worker at Sunflower Ordnance in De Soto and later worked in Florida. She was a member of the Friends Church.

She married Harold A. Meyer in 1933. She married Ezra Propp on May 14, 1971, in Miami. He died in 1972.

She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter.

Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Rockhold, Baldwin City, and Joan Pollone, Flower Mound, Texas; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Edith Propp Memorial Fund, sent in care of the Bruce Funeral Home, P.O. Box 192, Gardner 66030.

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