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Zella Izetta Olive Ward Jacques

Female 1900 - 1994  (94 years)


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Obituary- Jacques, Zella 1

Zella Ward Jacques
ROSSVILLE Zella Izetta Olive Ward Jacques, 94, Rossville, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 1994, at a rest home here.

She was born May 31, 1900, in the Adrian community near Delia, the daughter of George Washington and Edith May Patterson Ward. She was graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1921. She taught in Menoken a year before she returned to Silver Lake where she was a substitute teacher.

She operated a beauty shop several years and was a foster grandparent at Kansas Neurological Institute in Topeka from 1969 to 1984.

Mrs. Jacques was a former member of Order of Eastern Star.

She was married to Fred Lewelling Jacques Feb. 10, 1923, in Kansas City, Mo. He died in 1953. A daughter, Freda Ethel Mooney, died Dec. 4, 1978.

Survivors include a grandson, Fred Alfred Mooney, Hutchinson; and three granddaughters, Lynda Kay Ludlum, Topeka, Romona Jean Brawner, Kansas City, Mo., and Zella Joanne Peterson, Eudora; nine great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at the United Methodist Church in Rossville. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Topeka. Mrs. Jacques will lie in state from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys and after 12:30 p.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rossville Senior Citizens Center.

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