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Mary C Cunningham Singer Aarhus

Female 1917 - 1988  (70 years)


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  • Name Mary C Cunningham Singer Aarhus  [1
    Born 3 Jun 1917  Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Apr 1988  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Mount Calvary Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I216  Rossville
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2017 

    Father James C Cunningham 
    Mother Catherine L Diehammer Cunningham,   b. 6 Jun 1889, Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1961, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Family ID F82  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Chester Singer,   d. 13 Apr 1962 
    Married 8 Dec 1941  Las Cruces, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2014 13:50:45 
    Family ID F83  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lyle Aarhus,   d. 1965 
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2014 13:51:26 
    Family ID F84  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Louise Ecord
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2014 13:55:18 
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Dec 1941 - Las Cruces, New Mexico Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Calvary Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Aarhus, Mary
    Obituary- Aarhus, Mary


    Mrs. Mary C. Aarhus

    Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home for Mrs. Mary C. Aarhus, 70, Overbrook. She died Saturday, April 16, 1988, at a Topeka hospital.

    Mrs. Aarhus was a registered nurse and worked at Christ Hospital, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Topeka State Hospital and Kansas Neurological Institute. She also did private duty nursing.

    She served in the Army with the Army nurse corps during World War II.

    She was born June 3, 1917, at Delia, the daughter of James C. and Catherine L. Diahammer Cunningham. She was graduated from Delia High School in 1935 and attended Emporia State Teacher’s College. She was graduated from St. Antho­ny’s Hospital School of Nursing at Sabetha in 1939. She lived in Topeka from 1944 to 1965. She lived in Over­brook since 1968.

    Mrs. Aarhus was a member of the Catholic church.

    She married Chester Singer Dec. 8, 1941, at Las Cruces, N.M. He died April 13, 1962. She married Lyle Aarhus in August 1965. He preceded her in death.

    Survivors include a daughter, Louise Ecord, Topeka; two brothers, Ray Cunningham and Jim Cunning­ham, both of Topeka; two sisters, Lenora Cunningham, Overbrook, and Catherine Farrell, Summerville, Mass.; and two grandchildren.

    Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Relatives and friends will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ameri­can Diabetes Association, 1000 W. 10th, 66604, or to Helping Hands Hu­mane Society, 2625 Rochester Road, 66617.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Obituary.