Apr. 21, 1998 Onaga Pottawatomie County Kansas, USA
Kathleen Doyle Grossnickle, 94, Onaga, died Tuesday, April 21, 1998 at the Golden Acres Nursing Home.
She was born February 20, 1904 the daughter of Thomas and Fina Doyle, on a farm north of Wheaton and attended Wheaton Grade School.
Mrs. Grossnickle and her husband owned and operated the Onaga Café from 1954 to 1958. She then worked as a cook at Community Hospital and then at Golden Acres Nursing Center.
She was a member of Onaga Chapter No. 71 of the Order of Eastern Star.
She married Glenn W. Grossnickle February 20, 1924 at Topeka. He died September 25, 1985. She was also preceded in death by five sisters.
Survivors include two daughters, Jean Ridgway, Ventura, California and Lavon Flowers, Onaga, four sons: Glen J. Grossnickle and John Grossnickle, both of Onaga, Ronny Grossnickle, Corning, and Tommy K. Grossnickle, Bonner Springs, fourteen grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at the Tessendorf-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Onaga with burial in the Onaga Cemetery. Mrs. Grossnickle will lie in state until service time at the funeral home where family and friends will meet from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday.
Memorials are suggested to Community Home Health or the charity of the donor's choice, in care of the funeral home.