Archive for Thursday, September 13, 2007

Donald E. Farrier


September 13, 2007

Funeral services for Donald Earl Farrier, 80, Lawrence, were Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Farrier died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Sept. 5, 1927, in Seneca, Mo., the son of James Fredrick and Gertrude Celeste Nutting Farrier.

Mr. Farrier served in the U.S. Army Kansas National Guard as a sergeant. He owned a Conoco gas station in Kansas City, Kan., in the early 1950s and worked for the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant in De Soto in 1960. He worked for the city of Lawrence as a supervisor with the street department and retired in March 1990.

He married Norma Morris in 1957. She survives, of Thayer, Mo.

Survivors include his companion of 27 years, Eveline Miller, Lawrence; three daughters, Julie Moses, Stull, Laura Wilcox, Sturgis, S.D., and Jennifer Williams, Bronson; two brothers, Fredrick Farrier, McPherson, and David Farrier, Lawrence; two sisters, Geraldine Hadjukovich, Tecumseh, and Nadine Hadl, Pleasant Hill, Mo.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Don Farrier Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence 66044.

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