Archive for Wednesday, February 12, 2003

Obit: Earl Ashley

February 12, 2003

1912 -- 2003

Memorial services for Mr. Earl Ashley were Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Cedar Crest Memorial. Burial was at De Soto Cemetery.

Mr. Ashley, 90, died Feb. 9 at Olathe Medical Center.

Mr. Ashley was born Dec. 30, 1912. Mr. Ashley married Dorothy Duke March 5, 1940. They moved to De Soto in 1959 and brought the De Soto Grain Co., which they owned and operated until retirement in 1976.

Mr. Ashley is survived by his wife, Dorothy, of the home; daughter Kathy and husband, Jim Boney, De Soto; two grandsons, Dustin Boney, De Soto; and Justin and wife, Jana Boney, Lamars, Ia.; sister-in-law, Wilma Schwander, Butler, Mo.; step-brother, Rex Arbogast, Higginsville; and his cat, Sammy.

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