Obituaries

Stanley M. Watkins 1915 - 2008 Ozawkie, Kan.

Stanley M. Watkins
1915-2008
Ozawkie, Kan.

Stanley M. Watkins, 92, of Ozawkie, Kan., died on Wednesday Feb. 13, 2008, at his home. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Bonner Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home.

Mr. Watkins was born on May 1, 1915, in Loring, Kan., to John and Mary (Williamson) Watkins. He was an over-the-road truck driver and a member of the Teamsters Union. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a lifetime member of the American Legion and the VFW. In his retirement he enjoyed traveling, canoe trips, anything that kept him on the road.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine (Leach) Watkins, in 1985; a son, Rodney T. Watkins, in 2006; and by his longtime companion, Lilah Anderson. Survivors include a stepson, Lindsay Gaskins Jr., Grandview, Mo.; and a nephew, Bob Laudeman, of St. Louis, Mo.

Arrangements: Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs KS 66012. 913-422-4074.