Obituaries

Albert L. Elling 1913 - 2008 Leavenworth, KS

Services for Albert L. Elling, 94, Leavenworth, were Monday, Feb. 11, at Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial was at Sunset Memory Gardens
Mr. Elling died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at Leavenworth Homestead Assisted Living Facility.
He was born Nov. 18, 1913, in Basehor, the son of Albert and Cora Way Elling. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from September 1942 to February 1946. He was stationed in the Asiatic Pacific, where he earned the American Service Medal, the World War II Victory Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.
Mr. Elling worked more than 20 years for the Manor Bread Company and finished his work life with retirement from the state of Kansas in 1979.
On June 24, 1942, he married Norma Lee Douglas. She died in February 1988.
Survivors include a son, David, Kansas City, Mo.; two daughters, Judy Guenther and Susan Shlenker, both of Lansing; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to First Christian Church or Grace Hospice, sent in care of the funeral chapel, 531 Shawnee St., Leavenworth 66048.