Obituaries

Bernard "Bernie" Oelschlaeger 1932 - 2010 Paola

Services for Bernard “Bernie” Oelschlaeger, 77, Paola, formerly of Tonganoxie, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home with a visitation starting one hour before the service. Burial will be private.
Mr. Oelschlaeger died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010.
He was born Oct. 10, 1932, at his family's farm in rural Tonganoxie, the seventh of 10 children to Daniel and
Henrietta (Scheller) Oelschlaeger.
He proudly served in the U.S. Army serving in post war Germany. Upon returning from the service he worked as a farmer and did various odd jobs in Leavenworth County before relocating to Paola. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Grace Clements and Helen Packard, brothers Leo, Robert and Francis Oelschlaeger. Survivors include three brothers Richard (Helen) Oelschlaeger, Basehor, Orville (Rosalie) Oelschlaeger, Tonganoxie, and Everett (Carol) Oelschlaeger, Tonganoxie; sister Anetta (Bob) Parsons, Shawnee, as well as 27 nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Elizabeth Layton Center in care of the funeral home.
Arrangements: Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, (913) 422-4074.