Obituaries

Gerald 'Jerry' G. Peavler 1939 - 2009 Shawnee

No services are scheduled for Gerald “Jerry” G. Peavler, 70, Shawnee.
Mr. Peavler died Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center due to congestive heart failure.
He was born on June 27, 1939, in Topeka, the son of Dorothy and George Peavler.
Mr. Peavler worked for 11 years for DuPont in Tecumseh before moving in 1975 to Shawnee, where he took over his parent’s convenience store business that had been in western Shawnee since 1960.
Mr. Peavler expanded the business to include an auto repair shop, where his sons later worked with him. His sons will continue to run the family business.
He married Judith Gottesburen on Sept. 29, 1957. She survives.
Other survivors include four children, James Peavler, Melinda (Jeff) Mauzey, Kenneth (Pam) Peavler, and Henry (Jennifer) Peavler, all of Shawnee; and 10 grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6950 Squibb Road, Mission, KS 66202.
Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs, is handling arrangements.