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John Lyman Foresman

Male 1917 - 2000  (82 years)


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  • Name John Lyman Foresman 
    Born 27 Sep 1917  Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jun 2000  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3691  Rossville
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2017 

    Father William A Foresman 
    Mother Harriet Elizabeth Ault Foresman 
    Family ID F3162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nora Dell Patton Foresman,   b. 14 Apr 1921, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 2007, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 27 Aug 1940  St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Foresman,   b. Stillborn,   d. 17 Apr 1944
    +2. John William Foresman,   b. 19 Jan 1943, Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 2001, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     3. Thomas Michael Foresman,   b. 20 Feb 1948
    Documents
    Marriage- Patton, Nora-Foresman, John
    Marriage- Patton, Nora-Foresman, John
    Needs manual transcription.
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2017 08:57:12 
    Family ID F1968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Foresman, John L. 1
    Obituary- Foresman, John L. 1
    John L. Foresman
    John Lyman Foresman, 82, St. Marys, died of cancer at a Topeka Hospice House.
    He was born September 27, 1917, in Wamego, the son of William and Hattie Ault Foresman, and grew up in the Wamego and Belvue Communities. He had lived most of his life in St. Marys.
    Mr. Foresman was a farmer, mechanic and lumberman until his retirement. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys, and the Knights of Columbus Council No. 657.
    On August 27, 1940, he was married to Nora Dell Patton in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, St. Marys. She survives.
    Other survivors include two sons, John William Foresman, Au¬burn, and Thomas Michael Foresman, Rossville; two brothers, Ralph Foresman, St. Marys, and LeRoy Foresman, Kansas City, KS; a sister, Audria North, Topeka; six grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary, in 1944.
    He will lie in state after 2 p.m. Tuesday (this afternoon) at Piper- Verschelden Funeral Home in St.
    Marys. At 7 p.m„ there will be a prayer service, followed by a Rosary.
    Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. Burial will be in the Rossville Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Basic Cancer Research and sent in care of the funeral home.
    Obituary- Foresman, John L. 2
    Obituary- Foresman, John L. 2
    John Foresman
    ST. MARYS — John Lyman Foresman, 82,
    St. Marys, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at a Topeka hospice house. He had cancer.
    He was born Sept. 27, 1917, in Wamego, to William and Hattie Ault Foresman. He spent his early life in the Wamego and Belvue communities and lived in St. Marys for many years. He was a farmer, mechanic and lumberman before he retired.
    He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council No. 657, both in St. Marys.
    He married Nora Dell Patton on Aug. 27,
    1940, in St. Marys. She survives. A daughter,
    Mary Foresman, died in 1944.
    Survivors include two sons, John William Foresman, Auburn, and Thomas Michael Foresman, Rossville; two brothers, Ralph Foresman, St. Marys, and LeRoy Foresman, Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, Audria North, Topeka; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
    Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery. Mr. Foresman will lie in state after 2 p.m. Tuesday at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys where a prayer service will be followed by a rosary at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Basic Cancer Research at Kansas State University in Manhattan.