Archive for Thursday, January 11, 2007

Barbara Joanne Flanner

January 11, 2007


Funeral services for Barbara Joanne Flanner, 72, Wellsville, were Wednesday at Wilson's Funeral Home, Wellsville. Mrs. Flanner died Jan. 6, 2007, at Brandon Woods, Lawrence.

She was born Feb. 7, 1934, at Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Franklin Westhoff and Naomi Babcock. She was raised at Stanley and graduated from Stanley High School in 1952. She moved to Wellsville in the late 1950s.

She married Roger Allen Flanner Aug. 12, 1968. He survives of the home. She was a homemaker, served as Wellsville Manor Activities Director and volunteered for the American Cancer Society. She was a member of the Community of Christ.

Survivors include her husband; daughter, Susan Ellis, Overland Park; daughter, Connie Scott and her husband, Don, Overland Park; daughter, Debbie Coughenour and her husband Jim, Wellsville; daughter, Stephanie Surber and her husband Paul, Wellsville; son, Tim Wade, Wellsville; daughter, Tina Mersmann and her husband Scott, Baldwin City; daughter, Christy Lund and her husband Boyd, Baldwin City; three sisters, Patricia Lowe, Wellsville, Lorna Witcher, Wellsville, and Linda Finch, Rantoul; 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Her parents, one granddaughter and one grandson died earlier.

Burial was at Wellsville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Alzheimer's Association and sent in care of Wilson's, Box 486, Wellsville, KS 66092.

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