|Birth: ||Mar. 6, 1905|
|Death: ||Jun. 8, 1998|
Graveside services for Ruey I. Champion, 93, Lawrence, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Hardy Oak Cemetery.
Mrs. Champion died Monday, June 8, 1998, at her home.
She was born March 6, 1905, in Leavenworth County, the daughter of George Tarr and Grace Quesenbury. She attended elementary school in rural McLouth. She and her husband farmed in McLouth. She retired in 1968 and moved to Babcock Place in Lawrence in 1987.
She was a member of the McLouth United Methodist Church. She was also a charter member of the Neighborhood Circle Club in the Woodstock area study group, and Republican Women.
She married Frank Smithfield Champion on Oct. 31, 1926, in Oskaloosa. He died Jan. 21, 1980.
Survivors include a daughter, Donna Peine, McLouth; four sisters, Iva Torneden, Oskaloosa, Sylvia and Norma Tarr, both of Leavenworth, and Zelma Sanders, McLouth; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Wednesday, June 10, 1998 ljworld
Married on 31 Oct 1926 in Oskaloosa, Jefferson, Kansas,
to Frank Smithfield Champion
George Rufus Tarr (1877 - 1939)
Grace Lee Quesenbury Tarr (1884 - 1975)
Frank Smithfield Champion (1907 - 1980)
Donna Marie Champion Peine (1941 - 2001)*
Hardy Oak Cemetery
Maintained by: Dorothy Hazel Tarr
Originally Created by: A & R
Record added: Oct 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22326107
Dear 1st cousin 1x removed Ruey Isabel Tarr Champion, In remembrance. [Family connection through your father George Rufus Tarr, my paternal grand uncle]|
Dorothy Hazel Tarr
Added: Oct. 22, 2012
A & R
Added: Oct. 24, 2007
Added: Oct. 20, 2007