Obituaries

Vernon W. Downing 1923 - 2008 Tonganoxie

Services for Vernon Wayne Dowding, 85, Tonganoxie, formerly of Grandview, Mo., were Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs. Burial was in Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Dowding died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
He was born Jan. 3, 1923, in Bonner Springs, the son of Cyril and Pauline Dowding. He served in the U.S. Army with Battery B 241st Field Artillery Battalion in WWII.
Survivors include two sisters, Barbara Williams, Bonner Springs, and Margaret Smith, Tonganoxie.
The family suggests memorial contributions to First Christian Church in Bonner Springs.
Arr.: Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs.