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Mary Katherine Lacen Butcher

  • Birth 27 Jan 1920 Earlton, Neosho County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 3 Dec 2004 Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Body donated to medical science
  • Memorial ID 33061991

Published Dec. 5, 2004 - Chanute, KS

EMPORIA, KS - Mary Katherine Butcher, 84, Emporia, Kansas, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at Newman Regional Health Center, Emporia, Kansas.

She was born Jan. 27, 1920, in Earlton, the daughter of Thomas and Ada (Bailey) Lacen.

On Jan. 5, 1941, she married Argyle Butcher, in Earlton, Kansas. He died July 10, 1965.

She was a bookkeeper for Emporia Glass Company for 27 years. She retired in 1994.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Newman's Hospital Auxiliary, and the Emporia Garden Club.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Norton, Topeka, KS; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold and Edger Lacen.

Funeral services will be Dec. 6, 2004, at Grace United Methodist Church in Emporia, KS, led by Pastor Mic McGuire.

Her body will be donated to the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Memorials to Grace United Methodist Church may be left with the funeral home.

Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, P.O. Box 175, Emporia, KS 66801, is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Added: 19 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33061991
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Katherine Lacen Butcher (27 Jan 1920–3 Dec 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33061991, ; Maintained by TiogaRose (contributor 46543416) Body donated to medical science.