Johnson County Obituaries
Obituaries published after 1923 will be abstracted to avoid copyright violations.
CARVER--Charles Carver, 87 years old, died yesterday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Adeline Bradshaw, KCK. He formerly lived in Olathe. He is also survived by five other daughters, Mrs. Viola Wilmer, KCK; Mrs. Parthinia Milstead, Waverly, Ill.; Mrs. Ellen Chilton and Mrs. Josie Daniels, Ashland, Ill.; Mrs. Hattie Griffin, Riverside, Calif.; and three sons, Haviland Carver, KCK; L. L. Carver, Olathe; and Molton Carver, Chicago, Ill. Burial will be in Olathe.
(Kansas City Star, Mar 26, 1919)
CHANEY--Mrs. Elizabeth Chaney died last night at her Olathe home. She was 93 years old.
She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Kate Donham and Miss Ethel Chaney, both of Olathe; Mrs. Chloe Starkey, Blanchester, Ohio; and Mrs. Alice Stuteville, Spring Hill; three sons, David W., of Olathe; Roy I., of San Francisco; and Dr. W. C. Chaney of Paso Robles, Calif. Funeral service Saturday from the Olathe Methodist Church. (abstract, Kansas City Star, April 3, 1941)
CISSNA --Homer Thomas Cissna died yesterday at his home in Southbridge. Services will be
tomorrow morning at Gate Chapel and at the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kansas. Burial will be in Shawnee Cemetery.
(abstract, Kansas City Star, April 3, 1941)
CLARK --Funeral services for Loren H. Clark, 65 years old, who died of heart disease at the Kupper hotel late yesterday, will be at 2 o'clock today in the Stine & McClure chapel. Burial will be in the Olathe Cemetery tomorrow afternoon. Mr. Clark, formerly a farmer living near Olathe, spent the winter at Clearwater, Fla., with his wife, who was an invalid. She died there and he returned to Olathe with the body, which was buried Thursday. His daughter, Mrs. Graham Shand, Kansas City, the only surviving member of the family, believes her fathers death was caused by grieving for his wife.
(Kansas City Star, May 2, 1922)
See copy of death certificate here
CLEMMENS --Mrs. A. J. (Aunt Sarah) Clemmens, who had lived in only one house since 1858, except when her husband served as sheriff of Johnson County, died yesterday. She was 86 years old.
(Kansas City Star, Feb. 28, 1920)
CONNELLY --Services for John J. Connelly, 28 years old, who died Wednesday afternoon at St. Mary's hospital, will be at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at Holy Name church in Rosedale. Burial will be in Shawnee cemetery.(Kansas City Star, Dec. 24, 1920)
CONROY --Miss Katie Conroy, formerly of
the Zion neighborhood here but of the past
few years of Olathe, Kans., died
very suddenly at her home Sunday
morning about 8 o'clock. (Jasper News, Nov. 14, 1912)
COULTER --J. T. Coulter, unmarried, 65 years old, was found dead yesterday in his motor car at a roadside near his home, six miles east of Olathe. His sister, who lived with him, said he had driven out of yard fifteen minutes earlier. The coroner pronounced heart disease the cause of death.
(Kansas City Star, Sept. 24, 1918)
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