Archive for Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Emily Deslauriers


July 12, 2006

Services for Emily D. (Dryer) Arens DesLauriers, 95, of Leavenworth, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 14, at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, Leavenworth. Burial will follow at Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.

Mrs. DesLauriers died Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at her home.

She was born Aug. 24, 1910, in Chicago and moved to the Leavenworth area in 1981. She was a hairdresser and had owned Ritz Beauty Shop in Chicago.

She was a former member of Order of the Eastern Star and was a Lutheran.

She married Paul R.J. Arens in February 1936 in Chicago. He died March 15, 1961. She married Joseph DesLauriers on Oct. 30, 1969 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He died April 7, 1989.

Survivors include a daughter Donna A. Brushwood, Leavenworth, nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

A son, Daniel Paul Arens, and grandson died earlier.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 13, at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home.

The family suggest memorials to Odyssey Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, 707 S. Sixth St., Leavenworth 66048.


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