Obituaries

Elsie E. Yunghans 1928 - 2011 Olathe

Services for Elsie E. Yunghans, 82, Olathe, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial will be in Mt. Muncie Cemetery, Lansing.
Mrs. Yunghans, a longtime resident of the Piper area and former resident of Stockton, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
She was born Nov. 29, 1928, in Seneca, the daughter of Clarence and Louise (Locker) Sherrard.
Mrs. Yunghans was president of the Piper PTA, vice president of the Wyandotte County PTA, a member of Wallula Christian Church, Lansing, and attended Wyandotte County Christian Church in Kansas City, KS for many years. She was a member of the Eastern Star.
She worked as a secretart for the state of Kansas in Wyandotte County.
On Jan. 9, 1949, she married Richard A. Yunghans in Seneca. He survives.
Other survivors include three daughters, Edith, Sandra and Nancy; a son Richard; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
A grandson died earlier.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, at the funeral chapel.
The family suggests memorials to Shriners Hospital or Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care, sent in care of the funeral chapel, 531 Shawnee St., Leavenworth, KS 66048.