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Mrs. Eleanor Lawman Humiston Obituary

Obituary from Topeka, Kansas newspaper:

Mrs. Eleanor Lawman Humiston, 70, 1209 Armagh, died Sunday, Sept. 30, at a Topeka hospital.

She was a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. from 1929 to 1945.

Mrs. Humiston was born Oct. 10, 1913, at Thornton, Ill., the daughter of Edgar and Margaret Petrie Lawman.  She lived at Hutchinson from 1925 to 1967, when she moved to Topeka.

She was married to Harold Humiston, April 18, 1941, at Little Rock, Ark.  He survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Norrol Smith, Overland Park;  a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Durham, Hutchinson;  and a grandchild.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home,.  Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fairlawn Cemetery, Hutchinson.

Submitted by
Phyllis Long on October 11, 2003.

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