Archive for Wednesday, June 26, 2002

Obit: Geraldine Ferol Elder

June 26, 2002

1915 2002

Services for Geraldine F. Elder, 86, Kansas City, Kan., were June 22 at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial was in Neosho County Memorial Park Cemetery, Chanute, Kan.

Mrs. Elder died Tuesday, June 18, in the Presbyterian Manor, Kansas City, Kan.

Geraldine was born Aug. 9, 1915, in Elsmore, Kan. She was the daughter of Gerald Larrick Daniels and Ferol Fay Young Daniels. She graduated from the Grant Township Rural High School in Stark, Kan., in 1935, before marrying Vernon D. Elder on Aug. 15, 1946, in LaGrande, Ore. They then moved to Stark, Kan., where they lived for 14 years before moving to Chanute, where they lived and ran a propane business for six years, then moved to Nowater, Okla., where they ran the Nowater Propane Co. for five years. Next they moved to Kansas City, Kan., and ran Elder's Catering Service for 12 years before she retired. She was a member of the Grace Christian Fellowship Church, Kansas City, Kan.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Elder in 1986; and one son, Stuart Elder; three brothers, Gerald Daniels, Russell Daniels and Neal Daniels; and two sisters, Nina Daniels, and Colleen Daniels.

Survivors include one brother, Edwin L. Daniels, Humboldt, Kan., and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family.

The family suggests memorials to Grace Christian Fellowship Church, Kansas City, Kan.

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