Archive for Wednesday, October 15, 2003


October 15, 2003


Funeral services for Ethel May Mignot, 90, Ottawa, were Tuesday at Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Mrs. Mignot died Oct. 10, 2003, at Anderson County Hospital, Garnett.

She was born May 12, 1913, at Vancouver, Canada, the daughter of Lee and Anna (Walters) Sumner. She grew up in the Edgerton area, graduating from Edgerton High School in 1931, then lived on a farm north of Wellsville and moved to Ottawa in November of 1975.

She married Emory Mignot Feb. 20, 1934, at Ottawa. He died Dec. 15, 1997. She was a homemaker and a member of North Baptist Church, Ottawa.

Survivors include two daughters, Clarice McLaughlin, Garnett, and Pauline Henery, Goff; three sons, Floyd Mignot, Wellsville, Robert Mignot, Wellsville, and Arthur Mignot, Baldwin City; 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one daughter, Dorothy Seyler, two sisters, Pearl Sumner and Sophia Pike and one brother Weldon Sumner.

Burial was at Wellsville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association and sent to Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa 66067.


Funeral services for Lois J. Corbin, 78, Merriam, will be today at Countryside Christian Church, Countryside, at 10 a.m. Mrs. Corbin died Oct. 13, 2003, at her home.

She was born June 30, 1925, at Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of John and Christina Wilson. She married Virgil Corbin. He preceded her in death.

She retired from Anderson Engraving, Kansas City, Mo., as a press operator. She was the supervisor of the nursery at Countryside Christian Church. She was a member of the Kansas Old Time Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers.

Survivors include her children, Jackie Pounds, San Marcos, Texas; Virgil Corbin, Hillsdale; Mickey Corbin, Overland Park; David Corbin, Shawnee; Suzy Jansen, Baldwin City; Lois Kelley; Walter Corbin, Mission; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her sisters, Christine Wright, Independence, Mo.; Mary Boswell, Blue Springs, Mo.; Betty Fetters, Parkville, Mo.; Wilma Hagan, Lee's Summit, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews.

Burial was at Dover, Mo. Memorials may be made to Countryside Christian Church, 6101 Nall Ave, Countryside, KS 66202. Amos Family Funeral Home, 10901 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66203 is in charge of services.

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