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Thelma L Lillard Higbee Lister Short

Female 1909 - 1998  (89 years)


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  • Name Thelma L Lillard Higbee Lister Short 
    Born 4 Jul 1909  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Dec 1998  St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Valley View Cemetery, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6240  Rossville
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2018 

    Father James Monroe Lillard,   b. 8 Sep 1877, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1951, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Myrtle Marney Lillard,   b. 14 Apr 1886, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1979, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1906  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ralph Higbee 
    Married 20 Jan 1937  Lyndon, Osage County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Marriage- Lillard, Thelma-Higbee, Ralph
    Marriage- Lillard, Thelma-Higbee, Ralph
    Lillard-Higbee
    Miss Thelma Lillard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Lillard and Mr. Ralph Higbee son of Mr. and Mrs. Schuyler Higbee of Silver Lake, were quietly married Wednesday at Lyndon, Kansas.

    Mrs. Higbee is a graduate of the Silver Lake High school and for a number of years was operator at the Silver Lake Central. For several months Mrs. Higbee has been employed in Rossville in the Dr. H.H. Miller office.

    Mr. Higbee is an employee of the Jewel Tea Company.

    Mr. and Mrs. Higbee will be at home at Emporia, Kansas.
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2019 13:48:20 
    Family ID F4513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Everett F Short,   b. 4 Mar 1915, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 2001, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1957  Westmoreland, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2018 10:07:07 
    Family ID F7776  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jan 1937 - Lyndon, Osage County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Valley View Cemetery, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Short, Thelma 1
    Obituary- Short, Thelma 1
    Thelma L. Short
    ST. MARYS ó Thelma L. Short, 89, St. Marys, died Thursday, Dec. 24, 1998, at a St. Marys nursing home.

    She was born July 4,1909, in Rossville, the daughter of James M. and Myrtle Mamie Lillard. She grew up in Rossville and Valencia, and was graduated in 1927 from Silver Lake High School. She had lived in St. Marys since 1957.

    Mrs. Short worked in local grocery stores and was a telephone operator in Rossville and Silver Lake.

    She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of the Hoy Heim Post in St. Marys and was a member of the Good Sam Camping Club.

    She married Everett Short June 4, 1957, in Westmoreland. He survives.

    Mrs. Short also is survived by a sister, Marjie Hoobler, Rossville.

    Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Piper- Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery in St. Marys. Mrs. Short will lie in state after 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Jimmy Lillard American Legion Post No. 31, Rossville, or to the charity of the donorís choice and can be sent in care pf the funeral home, 714 Maple, St. Marys, 66536.
    Obituary- Short, Thelma 2
    Obituary- Short, Thelma 2
    Thelma L. Short
    Thelma L. Short, 89, St. Marys, died Thursday, December 24,1998 at St. Marys Manor.

    She was born July 4, 1909 at Rossville, the daughter of James M. and Myrtle Marney Lillard.

    Thelma grew up in the Rossville and Valencia communities. She was graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1927, and had lived in St. Marys since 1957. She worked in local grocery stores and had been a telephone operator in Rossville and Silver Lake. She was a member of the Auxiliary of the American Legion of the Hoy Heim Post #178 in St. Marys. She was a member of the Good Sam Camping Club.

    She was married to Everett Short on June 4, 1957, at Westmoreland. He survives.

    She is also survived by a sister, Marjie Hoobler, Rossville.

    Her service was Saturday at the Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial was in Valley View Cemetery, St. Marys.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Jimmie Lillard American Legion Post No. 31, Rossville, or to the charity of the donorís choice and sent in care of Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home, St. Marys.