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Mary L Bixby Eggleston

Female 1920 - 1988  (67 years)


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  • Name Mary L Bixby Eggleston 
    Born 22 Jun 1920  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Jun 1988  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 15 Jun 1988  Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1769  Rossville
    Last Modified 12 May 2018 

    Father Albert L Bixby,   b. 19 Feb 1873, Bedford, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1960  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Rosa Mae Young Bixby,   b. 5 Mar 1879, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1947, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1897 
    Family ID F465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Vern Eggleston,   d. 28 Jun 1972 
    Married 7 Sep 1951  Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2017 16:59:23 
    Family ID F2440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Obituary- Eggleston, Mary
    Obituary- Eggleston, Mary

    Mrs. Mary L. Eggleston
    Mrs. Mary L. Eggleston, 67, Tope¬ka, died Sunday, June 12, 1988, at a Topeka hospital.
    Mrs. Eggleston was a switchboard operator and clerk typist 40 years for Topeka State Hos¬pital before she retired June 20,
    1982.
    She was born June 22, 1920, at Rossville, the daughter of Albert and Rosa Young Bixby. She was graduated from Rossville High School and spent most of her life in the Rossville area.
    Mrs. Eggleston was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church and the Eagles Lodge, both at Topeka.
    She married Vern Eggleston Sept. 7, 1951, at Denver, Colo. He died June 28, 1972.
    Survivors include three sisters, Ruby Freel and Melba Ziegler, both of Topeka, and Vernadell Macha, Delia; and a brother, Oscar Bixby, Rossville.
    Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednes¬day at Otterbein United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery. Mrs. Eggleston will lie in state after 5 p.m. today at Newcomer-Diffenderfer Funeral Home where relatives and friends will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to Otterbein United Methodist Church, 2915 W. 8th, 66604.
    Obituary- Eggleston, Mary
    Obituary- Eggleston, Mary
    Mary L. Eggleston
    Mrs. Mary L. Eggleston, 67, Topeka, died Sunday, June 12, 1988, at a Topeka hospit¬al.
    Mrs. Eggleston was a switchboard operator and clerk typist 40 years for Topeka State Hospital before she retired June 20, 1982.
    She was born June 22, 1920, at Rossville, the daughter 6f Albert and Rosa Young Bixby. She was gradu¬ated from Rossville High School and spent most of her life in the Topeka-Rossville area.
    Mrs. Eggleston was a mem¬ber of Otterbein United Methodist Church and the Eagles Lodge, both at Topeka.
    She married Vern Eggles¬ton September 7, 1951, at Denver, Colo. He died June 28, 1972.
    Survivors include three Sis¬ters, Ruby Freel and Melba Ziegler, both of Topeka, and Vernadell Macha, Delia; and a brother, Oscar Bixby, Ross¬ville.
    Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Otterbein United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery. Relatives and friends will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday (today). Memorial contributions may be made to Otterbein United Methodist Church, 2915 W. 8th, Topeka, Ks. 66604.
    Funeral card- Eggleston, Mary
    Funeral card- Eggleston, Mary
    INTERMENT
    Rossville Cemetery
    Rossville, Kansas

    CASKET BEARERS
    Warren Osterdahl [sic Oxdandale]
    Lloyd Miller
    Larry Freel
    Don Jensen
    Gary Macha
    Bob Macha

    MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS
    May Be Made To
    Otterbein United Methodist Church
    2915 S.W. 8th
    Topeka, Kansas 66606



    MARY L. EGGLESTON

    BORN
    June 22, 1920
    Rossville, Kansas

    PASSED AWAY
    Sunday, June 12, 1988
    Topeka, Kansas

    SERVICES
    Otterbein United Methodist Church
    Wednesday, June 15, 1988
    2:00 p.m.

    OFFICIATING
    Rev. George Wine Chase
    Rev. Allen McCaul, assisting

    MUSIC
    "How Great Thou Art"
    "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere"

    DUET
    Elva Shepherd
    Dorothy Shivers

    ORGANIST
    Kathy Reiger