RossvilleKansasGenealogy
Genealogy for the Rossville, Kansas area, compiled by the Rossville Community Library.
First Name:  Last Name: 
[Advanced Search]  [Surnames]

John Edward Failer, Jr.

Male 1921 - 1985  (63 years)


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name John Edward Failer 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 15 Aug 1921  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Mar 1985  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Mar 1985  Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3481  Rossville
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 

    Father John Edward Failer, Sr. 
    Mother Jessie Belle Gibbs Failer 
    Family ID F3071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Irene Brayman Failer,   b. 26 Jun 1920, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1987, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1940  Holton, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Failer,   d. Aug 1943
    +2. Marjorie Ann Failer Adams,   b. 8 Jan 1945, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1968, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    +3. Dale Edwin Failer,   b. 19 Dec 1947, Willard, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1995, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    +4. Kathryn Failer Maus
    +5. John L Failer
     6. James Failer
    +7. Richard Dwayne Failer
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2017 14:58:08 
    Family ID F356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jun 1940 - Holton, Jackson County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Documents
    Obituary- Failer, John
    Obituary- Failer, John
    JohnEdward Failer Jr.
    John Edward Failer Jr., 63, 4815 Topeka Ave., died Monday, March 11, at his home.
    Mr. Failer was a roofer. He was a Navy veteran of World War II.
    He was born Aug. 15, 1921, at Rossville, the son of John Edward and Jessie Belle Gibbs Failer. He lived in the Rossville and Willard communities before he moved to Topeka in 1979.
    Mr. Failer was a former member of Jimmy Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion in Rossville.
    He was married to Frances I. Brayman June 28, 1940, at Holton. She survives. An infant son, William Failer, died in 1943 and a daughter, Mrs. Marjorie Adams, died in 1968.
    Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Kathryn Maus, Emmett; four sons, John Failer, 4815 Topeka Ave., Dale Failer, 212 Sanneman Drive, Richard Failer, 2431 Minnesota, and James Failer. Delia:., six sisters, Mrs. Mary Streeter, Winfield, Mrs. Leona Grange, 1811 E. 25th, Mrs. Flora Martin, 1517 N. Quincy, Mrs. Essie Sterling, Hays, Mrs. Rosa Lewis, 2113 Seabrook, and Mrs. Margaret L. Heston, 2738 E. 21st; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Davidson Funeral Home. Military graveside services will be conducted by Jimmy Lillard Post No. 31 in Rossville Cemetery. Mr. Failer will lie in state after 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.