|Birth: ||Mar. 18, 1916|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 2009|
Josephine Irene Denton, 92, of Atchison, passed away Friday, February 13, 2009 at Vintage Park of Atchison.
Memorial services will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the Atchison United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Denton Cemetery.The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 PM Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Mrs. Denton has been cremated. Memorial contributions in honor of Mrs. Denton may be made to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society or the United Methodist Church. Online condolences to the family may be left at www.beckerdyer.com.
Josephine was born March 18, 1916 in Doniphan County the daughter of the late George Gambetta and Lucy (Neiderhouser) Gerardy. She was a homemaker and later became the baking instructor at the N.E.K. Vo-Tech where she worked until she was 80. Mrs. Denton was a member of the United Methodist Church in Atchison and was involved in the AUMC Women's Circles. Josephine was a past Grand Matron of the Eastern Star and member of the N.E.K. Quilters Guild and Atchison Hospital Auxiliary. She enjoyed quilting and was in numerous card groups.
Josephine married Floyd Denton November 19, 1937 in Topeka, KS; he preceded her in death August 30, 1976. Survivors include three sons; Harold and Barbara Denton, Las Cruces, NM, Roger and Judy Denton and Steve and Linda Denton, both of Atchison, daughter; Linda and Robert Baum, Westerly, RI, sister; Mary Ann Denton, Atchison, son-in-law John Butter, Lawrence, KS, 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Denton, on December 2, 2007 and five brothers.
George Gambetta Gerardy (1884 - 1959)
Lucy Neiderhouser Gerardy (1884 - 1926)
Floyd O. Denton (1910 - 1976)
Joseph Henry Gerardy (1912 - 1998)*
Mary Ann Gerardy Denton (1914 - 2014)*
Josephine Irene Gerardy Denton (1916 - 2009)
George L. Gerardy (1919 - 2006)*
Created by: Stephen Nottingham
Record added: Nov 02, 2012
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