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Howard Robert French

Male 1909 - 1970  (60 years)


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  • Name Howard Robert French 
    Born 11 Dec 1909  Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Nov 1970  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 22 Nov 1970  Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I40  Rossville
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2019 

    Father Emmett Orastis French,   b. 10 Mar 1860, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1943, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Leota Belle Blankenship French,   b. 27 Mar 1871, McHargue, Laurel County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1951, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1889 
    Documents
    Anniversary- French, Emmett and Leota
    Anniversary- French, Emmett and Leota
    Mr. and Mrs. E.O. French observed their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday with their daughter, Mrs. Lottie Chapman of Lucas, present to spend the day.
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Berniece L Kirby French,   b. 15 May 1914, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 2013, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1933  Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Howard Douglas French,   b. 24 Mar 1950, Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Laird Leslie French,   b. Feb 1940
     3. Gary DeVere French
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2019 01:14:07 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Dec 1909 - Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Nov 1933 - Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- French, Howard R. 1
    Obituary- French, Howard R. 1
    Howard French
    ROSSVILLE Howard R. French, 60, Route 1, Rossville, died Thursday in a Topeka hospital of an apparent heart attack.

    He was born Dec. 11, 1909, in Ford County, Kan., and had lived in the Rossville area most of his life.

    He was a farmer.

    He was a member of Hesperin Lodge. No. 111, and the United Methodist Church, both in Rossville. He also was a member of both the Oak and Moose Lodges in Topeka.

    Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Bernice French, at home; three sons, Gary French, Route 8, Topeka; Laird French, Rossville, and Douglas French, at home; a sister, Mrs. Lottie Chapman, Cleveland, Ohio; two brothers, William French, Folleet, Tex. and L. G. French, Scottsdale, Ariz., and two grandchildren.

    Services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Wall-Diffenderfer Mortuary. Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery.

    Mr. French will lie in state at Wall-Diffenderfer until time of services.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Rossville United Methodist Church.
    Obituary- French, Howard R. 2
    Obituary- French, Howard R. 2
    MEMORIAL SERVICES
    For
    Mr. Howard R. French
    Departed
    NOVEMBER 19, 1970
    Services held at
    WALL-DIFFENDERFER
    CHAPEL
    Date
    NOVEMBER 21, 1970
    9:00 A.M.
    Officiant
    THE REVEREND PAUL MITCHELL
    Rossville United Methodist Church
    Music
    MRS. HOWWARD BEARD, VIOLIN SOLOIST
    MRS. LESLIE BOND, ORGANIST
    Interment
    ROSSVILLE CEMETERY
    Rossville, Kansas