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Madalyn Avery
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1900
Death: Dec. 8, 1977

Manhattan Mercury, Dec. 12, 1977

Former physics teacher dies

Madalyn Avery, 77, died Sunday morning at College Hill Nursing Home.

She was born Sept. 29, 1900, in Wakefield.

She attended Kansas State University and taught in the Physics Department 45 years until her retirement in 1970. She was the first woman to publish a textbook on Household Physics for home economics students in colleges and universities.

She is survived by a brother, Dustin Avery, Jefferson City, Mo.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wakefield All Faith Chapel with the Rev. Theodore Quelch officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.

Neill-Schwensen Funeral Home in Clay Center is in charge of arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Avery (1865 - 1957)
  Hattie Sophia Cragg Avery (1868 - 1947)
 
 Siblings:
  Frances Albert Avery (1893 - 1970)*
  Glenn Cragg Avery (1897 - 1972)*
  Madalyn Avery (1900 - 1977)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Wakefield
Clay County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Dana Weeden
Record added: Aug 07, 2011
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Madalyn Avery
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Madalyn Avery
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Madalyn Avery
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