|Death: ||Feb. 21, 1971|
San Francisco County
Obituary from Topeka (Ks) State Journal Thurs., 1 Apr.,1971, pg 21:
HOLTON---Services will be held in Holton Sunday for Mrs.Elizabeth Herrington Woodburn, a former resident of Lawrence and Holton, who died in San Francisco Feb. 21 at the age of 90.
Mrs. Woodburn was born in Lawrence in 1880. She was graduated from the University of Kansas and at the time of her death was the oldest living graduate of the university.
She taught at Campbell College in Holton and later taught in Tucson for 20 years. She had lived in San Francisco the past 11 years.
Mrs. Woodburn was the widow of Fred Woodburn, who at the time of his death in 1920 was judge of the district court in Jackson, Jefferson and Pottawatomie counties.
Survivors include a son, Frederick Woodburn and a daughter, Mrs. Charlotta Connelly, both of San Francisco; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Winona Woodburn Herrington, of Concord, Calif.; and five grandchildren.
The services Sunday will be at 2 pm at Evangel United Methodist Church in Holton, following which the ashes will be interred in the Holton Cemetery.
Fred Thedrue Woodburn (1866 - 1920)*
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