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 Margerite Laurestein “Madge” <I>Blessing</I> LacKamp

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Margerite Laurestein “Madge” Blessing LacKamp

  • Birth 27 Feb 1913 Roxbury, McPherson County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 15 Jul 2007 Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Inman, McPherson County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 33352753

The Hutchinson News Online
20 Jul 2007

HUTCHINSON - Marguerite "Madge" Blessing LacKamp, 94 died 15 July 2007, at Hutchinson Hospital.

She was born Feb. 27, 1913, in Roxbury, the daughter of Willard and Edith Lilly Blessing. She graduated from Inman High School in 1931. She was a long time resident of Hutchinson and Inman. She and her husband owned and operated City Market in Inman from 1939 to 1956.

She belonged to St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Inman, Uvedale Chapter of D.A.R., Good Samaritan, Red Hat Society, and she and her husband were both directors of the Sky Ryders Drum and Bugle Corps from 1965 to 1972. She was an avid collector and enjoyed ceramics, macram, needlepoint and crochet.

On May 7, 1939 she married Robert LacKamp, he preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 2004.

Survivors include: a son, Dr. Robert J and his wife, Janet Metzinger LacKamp, St. Joseph, Mo.; three sisters, Vernabelle Sperling, Dorothy Clark, Hutchinson and Cleta Friesen, Inman; three grandsons, Mr. Isaac and wife Laura LacKamp, San Diego, Calif., Drs. Aaron and his wife, Paula LacKamp, Kansas City, Mo., Lt. Jonathan LacKamp, Fort Rucker, Ala.; two great-grandchildren Hannah and Nathaniel LacKamp, Kansas City, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Bill Blessing, El Paso, Texas; and a sister, Evelyn Davenport, Inman.

Funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Elliott Mortuary Chapel, Hutchinson, with Pastor Robert L. Albin prsiding. Burial will be in North Inman Cemetery. Friends and family may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary.

Memorials may be sent to the Good Samaritan Center or St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Inman, in care of the mortuary, 1219 North Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501. Personal condolences may be sent to www.elliottmortuary. com.

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  • Created by: Donna Davenport Netters
  • Added: 28 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33352753
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margerite Laurestein “Madge” Blessing LacKamp (27 Feb 1913–15 Jul 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33352753, citing Inman North Cemetery, Inman, McPherson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Donna Davenport Netters (contributor 47087501) .