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Zella Izetta Olive Ward Jacques

Female 1900 - 1994  (94 years)


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Zella Jacques

Zella Izetta Olive Ward Jacques, 94, Rossville, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 1994, at the Rossville Valley Manor. She was born May 31, 1900, in Adrian, the daughter of George Washington and Edit May Patterson Ward. She was married to Fred Lewelling Jacques Feb. 10, 1923, in Kansas City, MO. He died in 1953.

She graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1921. After graduation, she took the state boards for her teaching certificate and taught one year at Menoken. She moved back to Silver Lake and began substituting there. After she was married, she attended beauty school in Topeka and opened her own beauty shop. IN 1969, she joined the foster grandparent program at Kansas Neurological Institute, where she was a foster grandparent for 15 years.

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

Survivors include four grandchildren: Lynda Kay Ludlum, Topeka, Romona Jean Brawner, Kansas City, MO, Zella Joanne Peterson, Eudora, and Fred Alfred Mooney, Hutchinson; nine great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Freda Ethel Mooney on Dec. 4, 1978.

Her funeral service is at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday (today) at Rossville United Methodist Church. Interment is at Memorial Park Cemetery, Topeka.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rossville Senior Citizen Center and sent in care of Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home., St. Marys, KS. 66536.

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