Archive for Wednesday, September 5, 2001

Obit: Etta K. Elston

September 5, 2001

1912 2001

Services for Etta Elston, 88, Tonganoxie, are Sept. 6 at the First Congregational Church, Tonganoxie. Burial is in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Elston died Sunday, Sept. 2, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Home, Tonganoxie.

Etta was born Nov. 15, 1912, in Tonganoxie, the daughter of Fred and Nellie Angell. She was a homemaker, a member of the First Congregational Church and the Plymouth Guild. She married Ernest G. Elston in 1932.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest, in 1979; and one son, Gary Elston, in 1966.

Survivors include one son, Donald Elston, Grandview, Mo.; one brother, Pete Angell, Tonganoxie; two grandsons, Mark Elston, Tonganoxie, and Scott Hazlet, New Jersey; one granddaughter, Lori Gordey, Lee's Summit, Mo.; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the First Congregational Church or to Alzheimer's Association c/o Quisenberry Funeral Home, PO Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66806.

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