Archive for Thursday, February 24, 2005

Stancy W. Eisenring

1915-2005

February 24, 2005

Services for Stancy W. Eisenring Sr., 89, Lansing, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Mr. Eisenring died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005, at his home with his family nearby.

He was born April 9, 1915, in Leavenworth, the son of Walter Adolph and Elizabeth (Swiderski) Eisenring. He was the grandson of Andrew Eisenring, who came to Leavenworth from Switzerland in 1850, and Frank Swiderski, who came to Leavenworth County from Poland via Nebraska in the early 1900s.

Stancy Eisenring was a lifetime resident of Lansing.

Mr. Eisenring worked for more than 20 years at the Good John's Sash and Door Co., and when it closed, he went to work at and retired from Gordon Simon Johnson in the 1980s. He had also worked for Missouri Valley Shipyards. He attended St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. His hobbies were farming and raising belted (Oreo) cows, 'coon hunting with his sons in the early years, watching baseball games and taking long car rides in the country.

Mr. Eisenring married Marie Hensley on July 29, 1939, in Warrensburg, Mo. She died in 2003.

Two sons also preceded him in death, Stancy W. "Butch" Eisenring Jr. and Thomas E. Eisenring.

Survivors include brother Victor Eisenring; three sisters, Geraldine Schramm, Wichita, Jacqueline Walsh, Lansing, and Charlotte Schwenk, Leavenworth; two sons, George E. Eisenring and wife Ruby, Clearwater, Fla., and Richard L. Eisenring and wife Marlene, Leadville, Co.; daughter-in-law Kerry Eisenring, Lansing; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 707 S. Sixth St., Leavenworth.

The family suggests memorials to Leavenworth Special Olympics or Leavenworth Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home.

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