|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.
Walter Avery (1865 - 1957)
Hattie Sophia Cragg Avery (1868 - 1947)
Frances Albert Avery (1893 - 1970)*
Glenn Cragg Avery (1897 - 1972)*
Madalyn Avery (1900 - 1977)
Created by: Dana Weeden
Record added: Aug 07, 2011
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